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Decision details

Statement of Community Involvement [ceasing temporary Covid changes to the scheme of delegation]

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an open officer report, and a presentation by the Cabinet

Member for Housing & Planning, Councillor Paul Bell, the Mayor and Cabinet

agreed that:


(1) the intention to cease the temporary changes to the Council’s scheme of

delegation be noted;


(2) temporary modifications to  the Council’s Statement of Community

Involvement (SCI) be authorised for a further 18 month period to enable the



(a) Invitations to planning committee meetings and other communications and

information (including publication of agendas) relating to planningcommittee

meetings be carried out electronically wherever possible


(b) Make it explicit that people wishing to speak at planning committee will

need to register to speak in advance of the meeting and will need to submit

written copies of their speeches in advance of the meeting


(c) Local Meetings to be able to be held remotely


(d) Make any necessary amendments regarding the publication of planning

applications, agendas and decisions


Publication date: 11/03/2021

Date of decision: 10/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 10/03/2021 - Mayor and Cabinet

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