Decision - Health Impact Assessment - Local Validation Requirement

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Health Impact Assessment - Local Validation Requirement

Decision Maker: Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Amend the exisitng local validation requirement for new planning applications (that exceed the threshold) to be accompanied by a Health Impact Assessment in order for a submitted planning application to be made valid.




(i) That the committee agreed the guidance for applicants on the structure and items to be covered in an HIA or health statement (as included as appendix 1) subject to any minor alterations (grammatical, spelling or for clarity) to be agreed by the Head of Planning in consultation with the Chair of TECC Committee.


(ii) That the committee noted responses to consultation on the proposed amendment to the “local list” validation requirements.


(iii) That the committee approved adding the requirement to submit an HIA or health statement to the “local list” of validation requirements for qualifying applications (as outlined in this report.)


(iv) If agreed, the requirement will take effect for all new, qualifying planning applications submitted after 26th September 2021.


(v) Noted the review and republication of the local list and to receive a further report in 2022 with recommendations to revise and update the validation lists following a comprehensive review of all the requirements, changes to the 217 national list by central government and new requirements from the adopted City Plan Part Two.

Report author: Simon Barrett

Publication date: 16/09/2021

Date of decision: 16/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 16/09/2021 - Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee

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