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The Terms of Reference for the Area Planning Sub Committee are:

 

To consider and determine applications for planning permission and other related consents, arising under the Town and Country Planning and associated legislation as set out in Part A of Schedule 1 of the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities)(England) Regulations 2000 as amended, which have not been delegated to the Planning Committee or to officers.

 

Functions

 

To approve (with or without conditions), or refuse, applications for planning permission and other related consents under the appropriate legislation in accordance with the following criteria:

(a) Outline planning applications for :

 

i. residential development on sites between 0.5ha and 1ha in area.

 

ii. for non-residential development on sites between 1ha and 1.5ha in area.

 

(b) Full detailed or reserved matters applications for

 

i.       residential development (including conversions/changes of use) between 10 to 39 dwellings.

 

ii.     non-residential development (including extensions and changes of use), of between 1,000 and 3,000 square metres gross floor space.

 

(c) Changes of Use for 1.0 hectares and less than 5.0 hectares of land.

 

(d) Any application which would otherwise be “delegated” to

officers which a Councillor requests should be the subject

of consideration by the Area Planning Sub-Committee and

which has been agreed for call-in by the Assistant Director

in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair (the request

to bring an application to the Area Planning Sub-

Committee must be made in writing to the Corporate Director

Economy and Place or the Assistant Director (Planning and

Public Protection) within the consultation period and include

the planning reason(s) for the request.)

 

(e) Any application which would otherwise be “delegated” to

officers for determination for which the applicant is:-:

 

i. a serving Councillor of the City Council or the spouse/partner of a Councillor;

 

ii any Chief Officer or senior manager, or the

spouse/partner of such an employee;

 

iii Any staff member within the Development and

Regeneration Planning and Environment, or the

spouse/partner of such an employee, or employee

who has been actively involved planning negotiations

or the spouse/partner of such an employee.

 

(f) Applications submitted by or on behalf of the Council for its

own developments except for the approval of Minor or Other

category developments to which no objection has been

received.

 

g) Application that the Corporate Director Economy and

Place or the Assistant Director (Planning and Public

Protection) considers should be presented to the

Area Planning Sub-Committee for decision.

 

(h) To enter into Section 106 Agreements (in respect of

proposed developments which fall within the scope of the

Area Planning Sub-Committee to determine).

 

(i) The renewal, modification and revocation of planning

permissions and other related consents and agreements.

 

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