Decision details

Wokingham Borough Council response to Arborfield and Barkham Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning and Enforcement - Wayne Smith

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To agree Wokingham Borough Council's formal response to the Arborfield and Barkham Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation.

Decision:

That the Executive Member for Planning and Enforcement agreed that Wokingham Borough Council submit the attached appendix as formal comments to the Arborfield and Barkham draft neighbourhood plan (Regulation 16) which:

 

1)     Suggested minor modifications to policies IRS3: Protection and enhancement of the natural environment and green spaces; and IRS4: Protection and enhancement of the historic character of the area; and 

 

2)     Raised objections to the content of policies AD2: Prioritise housing for local needs; and AD3: New housing outside development limits. These policies are inconsistent with existing strategic local policy set out in the adopted Core Strategy (2010).

 

Wards Affected: Arborfield; Barkham;

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: IMD 2019/19

Contact: James McCabe Email: james.mccabe@wokingham.gov.uk Tel: 0118 908 8333.

Report author: James McCabe

Publication date: 02/08/2019

Date of decision: 02/08/2019

Decided at meeting: 02/08/2019 - Executive - Individual Member Decisions

Effective from: 10/08/2019

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