Decision details

Review of the Planning Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the East of England Local Government Association report and recommendations regarding the review of the Planning Service.


Cabinet is RESOLVED to:


  1. receive and consider the report, together with any comments or recommendations from the Scrutiny Committee;
  2. note the improvement actions implemented to date;
  3. approve the recommendations of the report, as amended if agreed under (a) above, for implementation towards an improved planning management service;
  4. acknowledge the recommendations directed to the Cabinet and its Executive Members and requests the Chief Executive and the Leader to bring forward proposals to address these recommendations;
  5. consider any consequential resource implications as part of consideration of the Council budget for 2022-23;
  6. require a progress report to Cabinet on implementation of the recommendations no later than six months from this meeting; and
  7. refer the report to the Planning Committee for its information and consideration.


Report author: Rob Tinlin

Publication date: 20/10/2021

Date of decision: 19/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/10/2021

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