Local democracy during coronavirus

During coronavirus, we've made some changes to how we're running council meetings. See our coronavirus updates for more information on meetings and decisions.

Decision details

MHCLG Consultation: Supporting Housing Delivery and Public Service Infrastructure

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of  Report: The consultation runs from 3rd December to 28th January 2021. The scope of the consultation is:
A proposed new permitted development right for the change of use from Commercial, Business and Service use to residential to create new homes, measures to support public service infrastructure through the planning system, and the approach to simplifying and consolidating existing permitted development rights following changes to the Use Classes Order.
The report outlines the questions asked by the Government and Officers responses to the questions.

The Executive Member will be asked to agree to submit the consultation response and detail any further comments.




(i)           That the content of the report and annex 1 be noted.


(ii)         That the Council’s response, including the Executive Members comments, to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) consultation be submitted by the Assistant Director for Planning and Public Protection.


Reason: To enable the MHCLG to receive the Council’s overall response to the consultation.

Report author: Becky Eades

Publication date: 26/01/2021

Date of decision: 26/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 26/01/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning

Effective from: 29/01/2021

Accompanying Documents:


Back to the top of the page