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Committee details

Planning Board

Purpose of committee

The Planning Board meetings take place every three weeks on a Thursday at the Town Hall at 9.00 a.m. (unless a site visit takes place beforehand).

 

The Planning Board has the following terms of reference in relation to non-executive

planning functions:-

 

1.      Power to determine applications for planning permission – sections 70 (1) (a) and (b) and 72 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2.      Power to determine applications to develop land without compliance with conditions previously attached – section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

3.      Power to grant planning permission for development already carried out – section 73A (a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

4.      Power to decline to determine an application for planning permission – section 70A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

5.      Power to determine application for planning permission made by a local authority, alone or jointly with another person – section 316 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/1492).

6.      Power to make determinations, give approvals and agree certain other matters relating to the exercise of permitted development rights – Parts 6,7,11,17,19,20,21 to 24,26,30 and 31 of Schedule 2 to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/418).

7.      Power to enter into agreement regulating development or use of land –section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

8.      Power to issue a certificate of existing or proposed lawful use or development – sections 191 (4) and 192 (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

9.      Power to serve a completion notice – section 94 (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

10.   Power to grant consent for the display of advertisements – section 220 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 1992.

11.   Power to authorise to authorise entry onto land.

12.   Power to require the discontinuance of a use of land – section 102 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

13.   Power to serve a planning contravention notice, breach of condition notice or stop notice – sections 171C, 187A and 183 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

14.   Power to issue an enforcement notice – section 172 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

15.   Power to issue a temporary stop notice.

16.   Power to apply for an injunction restraining a breach of planning control – section 187B of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

17.   Power to determine applications for hazardous substances consent, and related powers – sections 9 (1) and 10 of the Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990.

18.   Duty to determine conditions to which old mining permissions, relevant planning permissions relating to dormant sites or active Phase I or II sites, or mineral permissions relating to mining sites, as the case may be, are to be subject – paragraph 2 (6) (a) of Schedule 2 to the Planning and Compensation Act 1991, paragraph 9 (6) of Schedule 13 to the Environment Act 1995 and paragraph 6 (5) of Schedule 14 to that Act.

19.   Power to require proper maintenance of land – section 215 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. 20. Power to determine application for listed building consent, and related powers – sections 16 (1) and (2), 17, 27 (2) and 33 (1) of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

21.   Power to determine applications for Conservation Area Consent – section 16 (1) of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas Act 1990, as applied by section 74 (3) of that Act.

22.   Duties relating to applications for Listed Building Consent and Conservation Area Consent – sections 13 (1) and 14 (1) and (4) of the Planning (Listed Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990 and regulations 3 to 6 and 13 of the Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Regulations 1990 and paragraphs 8, 15 and 22 of Department of the Environment Circular 14/97.

23.   Power to serve a Building Preservation Notice, and related powers – sections 3 (1) and 4 (1) of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

24.   Power to issue an enforcement notice in relation to the demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area – section 38 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

25.   Powers to acquire a listed building in need of repair and to serve a repairs notice – sections 47 and 48 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

26.   Power to apply for an injunction in relation to a listed building – section 44A of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

27.   Power to execute urgent works – section 54 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Buildings in Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

28.   Powers relating to the preservation of trees – sections 197 to 214D of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Trees Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/1892).

29.   Powers relating to the protection of important hedgerows – The Hedgerows Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/1160).

30.   Power to make limestone pavement orders – section 34(2) of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69).

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer..

Postal address:
Committee Services,
Town Hall,
Moorgate Street,
Rotherham.
S60 2TH

Phone: 01709 822054

Email: debbie.pons@rotherham.gov.uk