Agenda and decisions

Licensing and Planning Policy Committee
Thursday, 5th March, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Epsom Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services, tel: 01372 732121  email:  democraticservices@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Question Time

To take any questions from members of the the Public

 

Please note:  Members of the Public are requested to inform the Democratic Servicers Officer before the meeting begins if they wish to ask a verbal question to the Committee.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests in respect of any item of business to be considered at the meeting.

Decision:

No declarations of interest were made by Councillors regarding items on the agenda.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 123 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 23 January 2020 (attached) and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.


Decision:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Licensing and Planning Policy Committee held on 23 January 2020 were agreed and signed by the Chair as a true record.

4.

Duty to Co-operate - Response to Elmbridge BC and Mole Valley DC Local Plan Consultations pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Elmbridge Borough Council (EBC) and Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) are currently holding public consultations on their emerging Local Plans. The consultations provide an opportunity for all to make comments on their emerging Local Plans. It is important that Epsom & Ewell Borough Council make comments and raise any particular strategic cross boundary issues with the relevant authorities.

 

A response has been drafted to the respective authority’s consultation document. This report summarises the contents of the consultation and sets out draft responses.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

(1)      That the Committee considered the proposed draft responses and subject to minor typographical and stylistic changes agreed their submission to the respective authority’s consultation.

 

5.

Epsom & Ewell Local Plan - Overview of Proposed Housing Strategy pdf icon PDF 114 KB

This Report seeks to provide the Committee with an advance overview of the proposed Housing Strategy, which will form a key part of the forthcoming public consultation on the emerging new Local Plan.

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee:

(1)      Noted the overview content of the proposed Housing Strategy; and

(2)      Endorsed the Strategy approach that will be used in the preparation of the Local Plan Regulation 18 public consultation.

6.

Epsom & Ewell Local Plan - Overview of Proposed Infrastructure Strategies pdf icon PDF 114 KB

This Report seeks to provide the Committee with an advance overview of the proposed Strategies relating to new infrastructure, which will form a key part of the forthcoming public consultation on the emerging new Local Plan.

Decision:

Following consideration, it was resolved:

That the Committee:

(1)      Noted the content of the proposed Strategies relating to new infrastructure; and

(2)      Endorsed them in respect of the preparation of the Local Plan Regulation 18 public consultation.