Decision details

Gloucestershire County Council’s partnership agreement with Gloucester City Council, Cheltenham Borough Council and Tewkesbury Borough Council in relation to the Joint Strategic Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Environment and Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Joint Core Strategy (JCS) is part of the statutory development plan for Gloucestershire and heavily influences the quantum and future location of future growth in the JCS area. The purpose of this report is to confirm Gloucestershire County Council’s (GCC’s) participation in relation to the current review of the JCS, including the signing of a formal Partnership Agreement between GCC and the three local planning authorities.


Any representations should be sent to:

Name: Ben Watts

Telephone: 01452 426771

Email:  By 5pm on 8 June 2022



In coming to this decision I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself.


Having fully considered all the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision:


To delegate authority to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economic Development (in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning) to sign and subsequently implement the JSP Partnership Agreement.



For the reasons set out in the report.


Publication date: 15/06/2022

Date of decision: 15/06/2022

Effective from: 23/06/2022

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