(a) To determine all matters in the following stages
of the production of the Local Plan:
(i) Preparation Stage
– the evidence base and arrangements for community
involvement; publication of preparatory draft documents and
associated public consultation.
(b) To advise and make recommendations to Cabinet and
Council upon the following stages of production of the Local
(i) approval of any full
Local Plan document for initial consultation;
(ii) approval of any Proposed Submission Local Plan Document prior
to submission to the Secretary of State.
(iii) Adoption of Local Plan Documents following the
Inspector’s report and recommended modifications after the
(c) Insofar as Neighbourhood Planning documents and the CIL
(i) To determine all
matters as relevant in the preparation, production, publication of
Neighbourhood Planning documents and to
advise Council as to the subsequent adoption of:-
Planning documents as covered by the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations 2012
• Neighbourhood Forums;
• Community Right to Build Organisations;
• Neighbourhood Development
• Neighbourhood development
• Community right to build orders;
(ii) to advise and make recommendations to Cabinet in
respect of the preparation, consultation and production of the CIL
charging schedule (or any modification thereof) including
submission for examination and subsequent adoption.
(d) To consider and agree the adoption of
Supplementary Planning Documents.
(e) To determine matters upon related projects and
studies to the Local Plan or to make recommendations to
(f) To consider and comment on behalf of the Council
in respect of the Regional Strategy, Local Development Frameworks,
Neighbourhood Planning documents and
other relevant plans or consultation exercises by Government, local
authorities or other relevant bodies.