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Islington Local Plan Review - approval of Regulation 19 proposed submission draft documents for public consultation and subsequent submission to the Secretary of State

Minutes:

Councillor Ward moved the recommendations in the report. Councillor Shaikh seconded. Councillor Russell moved her amendment. Councillor Ward exercised his right of reply.

 

The amendment was put to the vote and LOST.

 

The recommendations in the report were put to the vote and CARRIED.

 

RESOLVED:

 

(a)That the summary of consultation responses (at Appendix 4) received during public consultation undertaken between November 2018 and January 2019, and the comments on how these responses have been taken into account be noted. That the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration be authorised, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Development, to undertake any significant changes to these documents and that officers in the Planning Service be authorised to make minor changes be agreed. The consultation statement will be published on the Council’s website alongside the Local Plan documents at Appendix 1, 2 and 3.

 

(b)That the draft Integrated Impact Assessment (IIA) (at Appendix 5) be noted. The IIA assesses sustainability and equalities impacts of the draft plan, and will be submitted alongside the draft Plan. That the  Residents Impact Assessment has also been produced (at Appendix 6) which links to the IIA information be noted. That the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration be authorised, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Development to undertake any significant changes to these documents and that officers in the Planning Service be authorised to make minor changes be agreed. The IIA will be published on the Council’s website alongside the Local Plan documents at Appendix 1, 2 and 3.

 

(c)  That the Local Plan proposed submission draft documents (at Appendix 1, 2 and 3) be approved for six weeks formal statutory consultation (Regulation 19 stage) starting in September 2019, and subsequent submission to the Planning Inspectorate for Independent Examination.

 

(d)That the Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Development, be authorised to approve any further changes to the draft Local Plan ahead of public consultation in September 2019.

 

(e)That Corporate Director of Environment and Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing and Development, be authorised to approve appropriate changes to the Local Plan during Independent Examination, in response to requests from the Planning Inspector and/or any emerging evidence, guidance or legal advice and/or in response to the new London Plan, which is currently in the final stages of preparation.

 

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