Agenda item

Adoption of SCAAP

Minute 620 (Report circulated separately - Agenda Item 8 refers)

Referred direct to the Scrutiny Committee


The Committee considered Minute 650 of Cabinet held on 18th January 2018, which had been referred direct by Cabinet to the Scrutiny Committee, together with the report of the Deputy Chief Executive (Place) which recommended that the Council adopts the Southend Central Area Action Plan (SCAAP).  If adopted the SCAAP would form part of the Southend Development Plan, providing a set of up-to-date local planning policies for positively managing development and would be used to assess development proposals within the Southend Central Area, including the Town Centre and Central Seafront.




That the following recommendations of Cabinet be noted:


“1.  That all the recommendations within the Inspector’s Report, as set out in Appendix 1 to the submitted report, and the revised version of the SCCAP, as set out in Appendix 2 to the report be approved.


2.  That Council adopts the SCAAP as set out in Appendix 2 to the submitted report, in accordance with Planning Regulations.


3.  That it be noted that the SCAAP Proposed Submission version, approved by Council for publication and submission in September 2016, has been amended as per:


(a)  the main modifications recommended by the Inspector in his report and agreed for consultation under delegated authority in July 2017 (attached at Appendix 1 to the submitted report);


(b)  the minor modifications agreed for consultation under delegated authority in July 2017 (attached at Appendix 3 to the submitted report); and


(c)  the further minor modifications as set out in Appendix 4 of the submitted report.”


Note:  This is a Council function

Executive Councillor: Councillor Flewitt


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