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Public Questions

A period of up to 30 minutes for public questions on matters relevant to the

Committee’s remit which are not related to items featuring on the agenda. Advance notice of questions is preferred but not essential.


Apologies for Absence and Attendance of Substitute Members


Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests and any other non-pecuniary interests (personal interests) relevant to items on this agenda.


Early Engagement on the Local Plan pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To authorise consultation on the Early Engagement (Regulation 18) Draft and Site Assessments for a new Local Plan for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. To note that this document is the first consultation for the development of a new Local Plan and is a statutory stage.

Additional documents:


Resolved that –


1.    the Early Engagement (Regulation 18) Draft and Site Assessment documents for the purposes of public consultation (Annexes 1 and 2) be approved; and


2.    prior to consultation, the Assistant Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure, in consultation with the relevant Portfolio Holders and opposition spokesperson(s) be given delegated authority to;


(a)  agree the branding and consultation collateral of the Issues and Options (now entitled Early Engagement);


(b)  make amendments to these documents and approve the consultation collateral.


Local Development Scheme pdf icon PDF 100 KB

The Council has a statutory duty to prepare, monitor and review its planning policy documents through the Local Development Scheme (LDS). This report sets out and seeks approval to the LDS which establishes a work programme to produce Kingston’s Local Plan.

Additional documents:


Resolved that the Local Development Scheme (Annex 1) setting out the work required to deliver the Local Plan, be approved.


Urgent Items Authorised by the Chair

To consider any items which, in the view of the Chair, should be dealt with as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances in accordance with S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.