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Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.



Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee, held on 29 October 2020.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.



Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.


Public Speaking pdf icon PDF 271 KB

The Council’s Public Speaking Scheme for the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee gives the opportunity for members of the public and other interested parties/stakeholders to speak to the Council’s elected members on the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee on any specific agenda item to be considered at that public meeting.



Chairman's Update - Formal Outcome of Examination-in-Public of Part 1 of the Local Plan

The Chairman of the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee (Councillor Turner) will give a statement on the Local Plan Inspector’s letter dated 15 May 2020.


Report of the Corporate Director (Place and Economy) - A.1 - Updated Housing Supply Position and Housing Trajectory pdf icon PDF 493 KB

To report to the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee:


·      The Planning Inspector’s latest conclusions on the housing requirement for Tendring;

·      The number of new homes built in Tendring during the 2019/20 financial year and the up-dated year-by-year ‘trajectory’ for future housebuilding (taking the impact of COVID-19 into account);

·      The current housing land supply position (the ‘five-year’ supply); and

·      The implications for Section 2 of the Local Plan and the determination of planning applications.


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Report of the Corporate Director (Place and Economy) - A.2 - Housing Size, Standards, Efficiency and Accessibility pdf icon PDF 458 KB

To seek the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee’s endorsement for suggested amendments to policies in the Council’s emerging Local Plan that relate to the design, layout and quality of new housing.


Report of Corporate Director (Place and Economy) - A.3 - Update on Neighbourhood Plans for Ardleigh and Alresford pdf icon PDF 268 KB

To update the Planning Policy and Local Plan Committee on the progress of Ardleigh Parish Council and Alresford Parish Council in producing ‘Neighbourhood Plans’ for their respective areas and to advise on the next steps in the process.

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