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Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Of the meeting held on 26th July 2021 to be approved and signed.


Local Development Scheme 2021-2024 pdf icon PDF 294 KB

1.   That the Local Development Scheme 2021-2024 set out at Appendix 1 is approved to come into effect from 1st October 2021.


2.   That delegated authority is given to the Corporate Director – Planning and Governance in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of Place and Economic Development Committee to make minor amendments to the LDS prior to publication.


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South Worcestershire Five Year Housing Land Supply 2021 pdf icon PDF 214 KB

That the Place and Economic Development Committee:

1.   Notes the publication of the South Worcestershire Councils 2021 Five Year Housing Land Supply (5YHLS) Report and Appendices on 22 September 2021, which details that Officers consider for the period 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2026 a robust 5YHLS against the Standard Method housing requirement can be demonstrated; and


2.   Notes that on account of the South Worcestershire Councils being able to demonstrate a 5YHLS, all policies in the South Worcestershire Development Plan (SWDP) relating to the supply of housing should be given full weight in the determination of planning applications (excluding the elements of SWDP3 which are no longer appropriate given the utilisation of the Standard Method housing requirement and associated change.

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HMO Advertising Boards pdf icon PDF 209 KB

To leave the current Enforcement Policy unchanged but endorse taking a more proactive approach in working with the particular housing sector to ensure compliance with the advertisement regulation and ensure breaches are pursued and enforced against when expediate to do so, including potential prosecution.


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Christmas in Worcester Update pdf icon PDF 219 KB

That the Committee notes the update on Christmas in Worcester activity.




Charter 400 Update pdf icon PDF 202 KB

That the Committee notes the planned activities to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Charter of James I.



Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.