To consider a report of the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration.
The Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration submitted a report which summarised the content of the final draft Places for Everyone Plan (PfE) 2021 and its relationship to the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF). It further summarised the Trafford allocations and land supply position in PfE. It sought approval to publish PfE for an 8-week consultation and set out the next steps for PfE.
An opportunity was provided for Members to raise questions on the report’s content. It was noted that further information was to be provided outside the meeting on issues including the current cost of affordable housing, envisaged usage of the Davenport Green metrolink station and the scope for development control measures to regulate the usage of land now released; and also that the proposed consultation provided for the making of further representations on issues such as the envisaged need for office space.
(1) That the Places for Everyone: Publication Draft 2021 be approved, including strategic site allocations and Green Belt boundary amendments, and reference to the potential use of compulsory purchase powers to assist with site assembly, and the supporting background documents, for publication pursuant to Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 for an 8 week period for representations to begin not earlier than 9 August 2021.
(2) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration, to approve the relevant Statement of Common Ground(s) required pursuant to the National Planning Policy Framework 2019.