Decision details

Housing Strategy and Allocations Policy Evidence - Draft Consultant’s Brief

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council, Lead for Planning and the Local Plan

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the draft brief so that work can commence on preparing the evidence for the refresh of the Uttlesford Housing Strategy and amendments to the Allocations Policy.


Approval of the draft Consultant’s Brief for Housing Strategy and Allocations Policy Evidence. Also an instruction to officers to finalise the documentation and commission the work.

Reasons for the decision:

Housing Board and Scrutiny Committee have endorsed a draft brief for Consultant’s work. Approval is being dealt with as urgent so that work will fit in with the timetable for Garden Communities plan making.

Alternative options considered:

Waiting 9 weeks for the next Cabinet Meeting but rejected because of delay to start of work.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 11/04/2019

Date of decision: 11/04/2019

Effective from: 19/04/2019

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