Decision details

Annual review of the Council's Constitution

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To consider amendments to the Council's Constitution in respect of Planning Committee as part of the Annual Review of the Constitution


The Solicitor to the Council introduced the Annual Review of the Constitution report and explained that as part of the annual review there were a number of proposed changes in respect of planning related matters. The Solicitor to the Council highlighted the appendices to the report and explained that the proposed changes at Appendix 2 would ensure that delegations would be effective and had taken into account the changes in roles and responsibilities following the Customer Connect transition and the implementation of the new structure. She outlined further proposed changes and informed Members that the Public Participation in Planning Scheme had been updated in April 2018, however, there had been a review of effectiveness and further clarity was required regarding the period of time allotted to anyone wishing to speak at Committee, in particular to what constituted a group.


RESOLVED – That the proposed changes to the Constitution be recommended to Full Council for approval.

Report author: Anthea Lowe

Publication date: 12/04/2019

Date of decision: 04/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/03/2019 - Planning Committee

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