To consider a joint report of the Corporate Director of Place and the Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration.
The Executive Member for Housing and Regeneration and the Corporate Director of Place submitted a joint report seeking authorisation from the Council to delegate its authority for a number of actions associated with the continued production of the Civic Quarter Area Action Plan up to and including the Examination process.
The Executive Member indicated that he would provide a written response to Councillor Jerrome with regard to suggested higher minimum energy efficiency targets (currently 5% above 2013 Building Regulations) on the Council’s own developments and whether that would be seen in plans going forward over the next few years.
(1) That delegated authority be given to the Planning and Development Management Committee to approve and to formally submit the CQ AAP (together with associated submission documents) to the Secretary of State pursuant to Regulation 22 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012.
(2) That delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director of Place for any additional work required ahead of and during the Examination process (including the completion of a Service Level Agreement).
(3) That delegated authority be given to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Chairman of the Planning and Development Management Committee, for minor wording changes to be agreed as necessary at the Examination.