Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(1) That the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee Task & Finish Group be noted.
(2) That in response to the recommendations of the Task & Finish Group, the Corporate Director, Place be directed to:
a. Ensure the Planning service makes the most of opportunities to improve accessibility within planning applications for new developments – via staff training, early discussion with developers and proactive consideration by Highway Officers to ensure the provision of an accessible environment.
b. Ensure that the Trafford Design Guide & Design Code fully reflects accessibility principles.
c. Retain a policy on Adaptable & Accessible Housing within the Local Plan when it is presented to the Executive to approve its final formal consultation.
To respond fully to the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee.
To choose not to explore the issues in more detail.
Publication date: 26/07/2022
Date of decision: 25/07/2022
Decided at meeting: 25/07/2022 - Executive