Agenda Item No. 5
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT): 5 NOVEMBER 2013
REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 9 SEPTEMBER 2013
C2018 WELSH GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION: DRAFT TECHNICAL ADVICE NOTE (TAN) 23 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (RIPT) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT) –
Members were advised of the Welsh Government’s recent consultation on "Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development" and to seek approval of the report as the Council’s formal response to the consultation.
Planning Policy Wales (PPW) set the context for sustainable land use planning policy within which Local Authorities' statutory Local Development Plans (LDPs) were prepared and development control decisions on individual planning applications and appeals were made. PPW was supplemented by a suite of topic based Technical Advice Notes (TANs) and procedural guidance was contained within circulars and policy clarification letters.
The draft TAN sought to provide detailed advice to expand on the economic development policies set out in Chapter 7 of PPW, and once finalised would support PPW Chapter 7 and provide policy implementation advice for local planning authorities.
The main proposals which were being consulted on were outlined in the report and the proposed response to the consultation was attached at Appendix A to the report.
This was a matter for Executive decision.
(1) T H A T the Council’s formal response to the Welsh Government consultation on "Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development" be approved.
(2) T H A T the report be referred to Planning Committee and Scrutiny Committee (Economy and Environment) for information.
Reasons for decisions
(1) To approve the Councils response to the Welsh Government consultation on "Technical Advice Note (TAN) 23 Economic Development".
(2) To advise Planning Committee and the Scrutiny Committee (Economy and Environment) of the recent public consultation.
Attached as Appendix – Report to Cabinet – 9 SEPTEMBER 2013