Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The subject of the decision:
The report sought approval for the policies contained in the Hambleton Local Plan to be used as a material consideration during the process of determining planning applications.
Alternative options considered:
The reason for the decision:
There were potential legal implications relating to planning application appeals. If the recommendation was not approved and therefore the weight to be afforded to policies in the decision making process was not clearly defined, this could lead to more planning appeals.
(1) That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that the policies contained in the Hambleton Local Plan be used as a material consideration, subject to appropriate weight, during the process of determining planning applications.
(2) That the Council’s Interim Policy Guidance remains a material planning consideration pending adoption of the emerging Hambleton Local Plan.
Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;
Wards Affected: All Wards;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: James Campbell, Planning Policy Officer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report author: James Campbell
Publication date: 11/03/2020
Date of decision: 10/03/2020
Decided at meeting: 10/03/2020 - Cabinet