Decision details

Scrutiny Review of Planning Obligations

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To receive the recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee following a review of Planning Obligations carried out by a Task and Finish Group


RESOLVED to approve the following recommendations of the Scrutiny Committee:


·         The creation of an Uttlesford Developers Contribution Document

·         A more formalised, procedural and earlier approach for Town and Parish Councils to input into Planning Obligations

·         Clearer and consistent reporting of Planning Obligations as part of recommending major planning applications to Planning Committee

·         Prioritise the population of the EXACOM database, to allow enhanced reporting and public self-service requests

·         Reflect on cases and projects upon their completion to maintain and facilitate improvement in delivery

Report author: Richard Auty

Publication date: 02/07/2021

Date of decision: 01/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/07/2021

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