Agenda item

Adoption of Harlow Local Development Plan


Full Council received a report which recommended adoption of the Harlow Local Development Plan, attached as Appendix 2 to the report. A presentation was given by Andrew Bramidge, Head of Environment and Planning, which provided an overview of the Plan.


Proposed by Councillor Danny Purton (seconded by Councillor Mark Ingall) it was:


A vote on the resolution was recorded. The details of the recorded vote are below.


RESOLVED that Full Council:


A     Considered the content and the findings of the Inspector’s Final Report into the Examination of the Harlow Local Development Plan (HLDP) as set out in Appendix 1 to the report.


B    Adopted the Harlow Local Development  Plan 2011-2033 as set out in Appendix 2 to the report, incorporating the Main Modifications that accompany the Inspector’s Final Report as set out in Appendix 3 to the report and other additional Minor Modifications, set out in Appendix 4 to the report.


C    That in adopting the HLDP, subject to recommendation B, the Council adopted the Policies Map, set out in Appendix 5 to the report in accordance with changes set out in Appendices 3 and 4 to the report, that will provide the spatial expression of the policies and proposals set out in the Plan.


D    Noted that on adoption of the HLDP 2011-2033 the following Development Plan Document is revoked and should not be used for decision making:


                             i)        Saved policies of the Adopted Replacement Harlow Local Plan (July 2009)


E     Noted the content of the Sustainability Appraisal (SA) Post Adoption Statement (PAS) and Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) Post Adoption Statement, presented in Appendices 6 and 7 to the report, and published these Statements alongside the adopted HLDP 2011-2033 in accordance with Regulation 16 of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004.


F     Delegated authority to the Head of Environment and Planning, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Environment and the Chair of the Local Development Plan Panel, to make any necessary, non-consequential and minor textual, presentational or layout amendments to the Harlow Local Development Plan 2011-2033 (Appendix 2 to the report) and Policies Map (Appendix 5 to the report).

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