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Agenda item

Member Involvement

To consider the following matters raised by Members:


(a)           Petitions: To receive any petitions;


(b)           Written Questions: To consider any written questions;


(c)           Letters: To consider any letters;


(d)           Notices of Motion: to consider any Notices of Motion submitted directly to the Committee;


i.               Notice of Motion on banning the sale of new homes as second homes – Councillors Williams and Childs.

ii.             Notice of Motion on Addressing the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Through our Planning Process – Councillors Osborne and Ebel.


Notices of Motion


Banning the Sale of New Homes as Second Homes


76.1 The Chair introduced the NoM on regarding banning the sale of new homes as second homes which was referred from Full Council. The Committee agreed to have the NoM bought back to TECC for discussion within 6 months.


Addressing the Climate & Biodiversity Emergency through our Planning Process


76.2 Councillor Osborne introduced the NoM regarding Addressing the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency through the Planning Process, which was seconded by Councillor Ebel.


76.3 Councillor Appich expressed her support for the NoM, highlighting the importance of the checklist which could be used to condition planning applications as well as the monitoring report. She also expressed a concern about the enforcement of those conditions especially whether there is enough staff to carry these out effectively.


76.4 Councillor Littman also expressed his support stating that having these conditions would help committees such as planning when determining applications.


76.5 Councillor Osborne confirmed that he had asked planning officers if they needed the extra resources as part of the process and those resources could be provided.


RESOLVED: The Committee agreed the Notice of Motion.

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