Agenda Item No. 4
THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL
PLANNING COMMITTEE: 5 JUNE 2014
REFERENCE FROM CABINET: 28 APRIL 2014
C2307 WELSH GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION: DRAFT CIRCULAR - THE USE OF CONDITIONS IN DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT (RIPT) (SCRUTINY COMMITTEE – ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENT) –
Approval was sought for the response to the Welsh Government Consultation: "Draft Circular - The Use of Conditions in Development Management".
The consultation related to a draft circular that was proposed to replace Circular 35/95. It sought to provide contemporary guidance with regard to the effective implementation of planning conditions, as well as provide an updated list of model conditions to promote best practice in the use of conditions in Wales.
The consultation paper included a set of specific questions to which the Welsh Government was requesting views. The closing date for replies was 25 April, 2014. The response had been issued with a caveat that the matter would be reported to Cabinet on 28 April, 2014 with any additional comments to follow.
The draft circular, attached at Appendix A to the report intended to provide contemporary guidance with regard to the effective implementation of planning conditions, as well as an updated list of model conditions to promote best practice in Wales, whilst retaining the elements of Circular 35/95 which remained relevant. However, much of the information contained in Circular 35/95 remained useful and so had been retained where that was the case.
This was a matter for Executive decision.
(1) T H A T the content of the report be noted and the response to the consultation, as attached at Appendix A to the report be agreed.
(2) T H A T the matter be referred to Planning Committee for information.
Reasons for decisions
(1) To endorse the response to the consultation.
(2) To inform Planning Committee of the response.
Attached as Appendix – Report to Cabinet – 28 APRIL 2014