Decision details

Local Plan Issues & Options Document

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval to publish the first draft of the Local Plan Issues and Options paper for public consultation.

Decision:

RESOLVED to:

 

(1)               approve the Local Plan Issues and Options paper, as amended by the Agenda Supplement for Item 15, and the interim Sustainability Appraisal for eight weeks’ public consultation; and

(2)               authorise the Deputy Planning Manager to make any necessary minor corrections, factual updates, formatting changes and other non-material changes that are identified prior to the publication of the Issues and Options Consultation, including changes brought about by the decision made on the Attleborough Link Road option.

Reasons for the decision:

It is recommended that Option 2 is endorsed.  To move the Local Plan forward it is important that public opinions are sought on time for the next stage of work.  The Issues and Options paper contains important strategic considerations, which should be tested widely before any subsequent strategies are set.

Alternative options considered:

  1. to approve the Local Plan Issues and Options paper and the interim Sustainability Appraisal for eight weeks’ public consultation;
  2. approve the Local Plan Issues and Options paper, as amended and the interim Sustainability Appraisal for eight weeks’ public consultation and authorise the Deputy Planning Manager to make any necessary minor corrections, factual updates, formatting changes and other non-material changes that are identified prior to the publication of the Issues and Options Consultation, including changes brought about by the decision made on the Attleborough Link Road option; or
  3. not to approve the publication of the Issues and Options paper and the Interim Sustainability Appraisal for public consultation.

Report author: Feng Li

Publication date: 23/10/2014

Date of decision: 22/10/2014

Decided at meeting: 22/10/2014 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/10/2014

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