Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday 26 September 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Items
No. Item

8.

Election of Chairperson

To elect a Chairperson for the remaining civic year. 

Minutes:

On calling for nominations for the Chairperson for the ensuing civic year, Councillor Awford was proposed and duly seconded.  There being no other nominations, the Committee

 

Resolved

 

That Councillor Awford was elected as the Chairperson for the ensuing civic year.

9.

Election of Vice Chairperson

To elect a Vice Chairperson for the remaining civic year. 

Minutes:

On calling for nominations for the Vice Chairperson for the ensuing civic year, Councillor Cordwell was proposed and duly seconded.  There being no other nominations, the Committee

 

Resolved

 

That Councillor Cordwell was elected as the Vice Chairperson for the ensuing civic year.

10.

Declarations of interest

To receive declarations by members of (a) personal interests (including their nature) and (b) prejudicial interests under the Code of Conduct. Members who have an interest to declare are asked to complete the Declarations of Interests form at the back of the chamber.

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were made. 

11.

Public Questions

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Committee.

 

The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10am Thursday 19th September 2019. 

 

To answer any oral question(s) put by members of the public with the consent of the Chairperson.

Depending on the nature of the questions asked it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be supplied as soon as reasonably possible after the meeting.

Minutes:

No public questions had been received. 

12.

Members' Questions

To answer any written members’ questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Committee.

 

The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10.00am on Thursday 19th September 2019. 

Minutes:

No Member’s questions had been received.

13.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 143 KB

The Committee is asked to approve the minutes of the meeting held on the 9th May 2019. 

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 9th May 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman. 

14.

Members Site Visit

To receive the notes of the Members Site Visit held on 19th September 2019. TO FOLLOW

Minutes:

Resolved

 

That the site visit notes be received as a correct record. 

15.

Second Review of Gloucestershire's Statement of Community Involvement Report pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Robin Drake, Principal Planning Officer presented the report in detail. 

 

In response to a question, it was explained that in the absence of the Director of Communities and Infrastructure, the role had been delegated to Simon Excel in the interim.  Members were advised that Colin Chick had been appointed to the position and would take up the post as of the 1st November 2019. 

 

Resolved

 

That the committee noted the intention of the Director to:

 

           prepare a further revised (2nd Review) Statement of Community

Involvement (SCI) for Gloucestershire and provide an eight week period of public consultation thereon as soon as is practicable;

 

           report upon the results of the public consultation to the Planning Committee prior to finalising the further revised SCI; and

 

           prepare a Cabinet report to recommend the adoption of the document by the County Council

 

16.

Planning Enforcement Report pdf icon PDF 68 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report.

Minutes:

Andy Birchley, Enforcement Officer presented the report in detail.  Members noted the significant increase in workload. In response a question, Mr Birchley clarified that he was only Enforcement Officer , but that he performed the role with assistance of the Monitoring Officer and other members of  the planning  team.  Mr Birchley was congratulated on his efforts. 

 

Resolved

 

That the report be noted. 

17.

Delegated Decisions 21st June - 12th September 2019 pdf icon PDF 45 KB

The Committee is asked to note the report. 

Minutes:

Sarah Pearse, Principal Planning Officer presented the report. 

 

Resolved

 

That the delegated decisions made between 21st June and 12th September 2019 be noted.