Agenda and decisions

Planning Policy Committee - Tuesday 30th January 2024 6.00 pm

Venue: Jeffrey Room, The Guildhall, St Giles Street, Northampton, NN1 1DE

Contact: Ed Bostock, Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on the 20th September 2023 and 22nd November 2023.

Additional documents:

4.

Chair's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chair.

5.

West Northamptonshire Local Heritage List pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

The Planning Policy Committee:

 

a)    Agreed to adopt the Local Heritage List Criteria (Appendix A of the report)

b)    Endorsed the assets previously identified by Northampton Borough Council and Daventry District Council as the foundation of the new WNC list

c)     Agreed that delegated authority to add new heritage assets to the List be given to the Head of Planning Policy and Specialist Services in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Planning, Built Environment and Rural Affairs

6.

Updated West Northamptonshire Local Development Scheme pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

The Planning Policy Committee:

 

a)    Approved the updated West Northamptonshire Local Development Scheme (Appendix A of the report) which is to be brought into effect upon the expiry of the call-in period for Planning Policy Committee decisions.

b)    Delegated to the Head of Planning Policy and Specialist Services authority to make minor editorial and presentational changes to the Local Development Scheme in its final published form.

7.

Custom and Self Build Register pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

The Planning Policy Committee:

 

a)    Agreed that the eligibility criteria for entry onto the Self and Custom Build register as set out in appendix A of the report be agreed, for implementation for any application submitted on or after 1st April 2024.

b)    Agreed that the fees be increased as set out in paragraph 5.13 of the report for applications submitted on or after 1st April 2024.

8.

West Northamptonshire Local Plan - Statement of Community Involvement pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

The Planning Policy:

 

a)    Adopted the Statement of Community Involvement (Appendix A of the report)

b)    Delegated to the Head of Planning Policy and Specialist Services authority to make minor editorial and presentational changes to the Statement of Community Involvement in its final published form.

9.

Urgent Business

The Chair to advise whether they have agreed to any items of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

10.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

In respect of the following items the Chairman may move the resolution set out below, on the grounds that if the public were present it would be likely that exempt information (information regarded as private for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1972) would be disclosed to them: The Committee is requested to resolve: “That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that if the public were present it would be likely that exempt information under Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act of the descriptions against each item would be disclosed to them”