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***ROD: Greater Cambridge Local Plan: Preferred Options (Regulation 18) Post Scrutiny Committee Changes

09/12/2021 - ***ROD: Greater Cambridge Local Plan: Preferred Options (Regulation 18) Post Scrutiny Committee Changes

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Greater Cambridge Local Plan: Preferred Options (Regulation 18) – Post Scrutiny Committee Changes

This decision relates to specific delegations to the Executive Councillor for Planning and Transport agreed at the Planning & Transport Scrutiny Committee 28 September 2021

The Local Plan is being prepared jointly for the Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council authority areas, the First Proposals consultation documents were considered by the following meetings:

  Joint Local Plan Advisory Group (JLPAG) 8 September 2021

  South Cambridgeshire District Council Scrutiny & Overview 21 September 2021

  South Cambridgeshire District Council Climate and Environment Advisory Committee 21 September 2021

  Cambridge Planning & Transport Scrutiny Committee 28 September 2021

  South Cambridgeshire District Council Cabinet 1 October 2021

Following the meetings, and in liaison with JLPAG members, amendments have been identified to the Local Plan First Proposals document and supporting documents, responding to issues raised at the meetings and providing clarifications on a number of issues. These amendments are provided in a schedule appended to this decision as appendix 1 (which includes Annex 1: Greater Cambridge Local Plan: First Proposals Sustainability Appraisal (October 2021) and Annex 2: Greater Cambridge Local Plan: First Proposals Sustainability Appraisal Non-Technical Summary (October 2021), both revised to reflect changes in the schedule, and Annex 3: a finalised version the Greater Cambridge Local Plan Preferred Options Transport Evidence Report).

The purpose of this decision is to approve these amendments.

Note: To ensure an aligned agreement on these documents between Cambridge City Council and South Cambridgeshire District Council, the South Cambridgeshire District Council Portfolio Holder for Planning Policy and Delivery is also taking an out of cycle decision on them at the same time.

To approve the amendments to the Greater Cambridge Local Plan First Proposals document and supporting documents as set out in the schedule appended to this decision. Supporting documents can be viewed at the link below:

Document Supporting Documentation - Cambridge Council

 

Outlined in the report why the decision had been made

 

The Chair and Opposition Spokes of Planning and Transport Scrutiny Committee were consulted prior to the action being authorised. 

 

None known.

 

No adverse comments were made.