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Adoption of the Supplementary Planning Document 'Waste storage and collection: guidance for developers'

Meeting: 21/02/2017 - Council (Item 87)

87 Adoption of the Supplementary Planning Document 'Waste Storage and Collection: Guidance for Developers'

Council is asked to consider adopting the revised document ‘Waste Collection and Storage: Guidance for Developers’ as a Supplementary Planning Document as recommended by Cabinet at its meeting on 15 November 2016.  The report considered by Cabinet is attached as background information.

 

Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

With the Chairman’s permission, Councillor Toby Sturgis, Cabinet Member for Planning and Waste, presented the recommendation of Cabinet, made at its meeting on the 15 November 2016, that Council should adopt the Supplementary Planning Document 'Waste Storage And Collection: Guidance For Developers'.

 

In response to issues raised by Councillors Steve Oldrieve and Trevor Carbin, Councillor Sturgis stated that once adopted, the guidance would form part of the conditions in relevant planning decisions; that this should strengthen enforcement options; and that he was reasonably confident that proportional action could be taken.

 

There being no further matters raised, and following a vote, the meeting;

 

Resolved

 

1.    To adopt the Supplementary Planning Document ’Waste storage and collection: guidance for developers’; and

 

2.    To delegate authority to the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning, Property, Waste and Strategic Housing for approval of future changes to the draft waste guidance SPD, limited to items which take account of the new services delivered under the Lot 5 Contract for waste collection services awarded by Cabinet in January 2016 without the recourse to a further consultation with planning professionals, as described further in paragraph 15 of the report presented.

 


Meeting: 15/11/2016 - Cabinet (Item 131)

131 Adoption of the Supplementary Planning Document 'Waste storage and collection: guidance for developers'

Report by Dr Carlton Brand, Corporate Director.

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Toby Sturgis presented the report which: updated Cabinet on the results of the consultation on the draft Supplementary Planning Document ’Waste storage and collection: guidance for developers’ (hereafter ‘draft waste guidance SPD’) (Appendix 1); presented the revised draft waste guidance SPD (Appendix 2) to Cabinet for their approval to recommend that full Council adopts the document; and sought a decision to delegate to the Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning, Property, Waste and Strategic Housing a future decision to update the draft waste guidance SPD to account for operational changes brought about by the new Lot 5 Contract for waste collection services.

 

Issues discussed during the course of the presentation and discussion included: that the guidance should ensure the efficient collection of waste is enshrined in planning guidance; that the collection of s106 monies would be strengthened; and that consultation has been undertaken.

 

Resolved

 

(i)      To recommendthatfull Council adopts the revised document ‘Wastecollectionand storage:guidance for developers’ (draft waste guidanceSPD) (Appendix2) as a Supplementary Planning Document

 

(ii)    To delegateto the Cabinet Member forStrategic Planning, Property, Wasteand Strategic Housinga decision toapprovefuture changesto thedraftwasteguidance SPD, limited toitemswhich take account of the newservices delivered under theLot 5Contractfor wastecollection servicesawarded byCabinet inJanuary2016 withoutthe recourse toa furtherconsultation with planning professionals, asdescribedfurther inparagraph 15.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

Toenablethe Council to:

 

(i)          Improve servicedeliveryfor residents in newdevelopments

 

(ii)           Increase the efficiency and safety of waste collection operationsat newdevelopments

 

(iii)           Demonstrate that it istaking stepsto manageits statutory dutyin relationto the health and safetyof itsemployees and thepublic

 

(iv)          Provideclarityforpropertydevelopers and agents inrespect of theCouncil’s requirementsas the waste collection authorityunder the Environmental Protection Act1990

 

(v)            Increasethe recovery ofSection106 contributions where it is considered lawful todo so.


 

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