Area Planning Sub-Committee
Purpose of committee
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.
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
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.
- Councillor Andrew Hollyer (Chair)
- Councillor Jonny Crawshaw (Vice-Chair)
- Councillor Chris Cullwick
- Councillor Tony Fisher
- Councillor John Galvin
- Councillor Denise Craghill
- Councillor Rachel Melly
- Councillor Keith Orrell
- Councillor Sam Waudby
- Councillor Robert Webb
- Councillor Anna Perrett
- Councillor Andy D'Agorne (Substitute)
- Councillor Peter Kilbane (Substitute)
- Councillor Simon Daubeney (Substitute)
- Councillor Claire Douglas (Substitute)
- Councillor Fiona Fitzpatrick (Substitute)
Support officer: Sarah White. Democracy Officer
Phone: 01904 553631