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Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and/or Non-Registrable Interests


No declarations of interest were made.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB



that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 3 July 2023, be

received and approved as a correct record.


Ashfield Local Development Scheme pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Additional documents:


Members were asked to consider the revised Ashfield Local Development Scheme which detailed the Council's programme for the production of the Ashfield Local Plan (2023 – 2040).



that Cabinet be recommended to approve the revised Ashfield Local Development Scheme, as set out at Appendix 1 to the report, to come into effect on 10 October 2023.


Evidence Base Update pdf icon PDF 147 KB


Committee Members were updated in respect of the following evidence base documents and their implications for the emerging Local Plan:


Sustainability Appraisal

Habitats Regulation Assessment

Infrastructure Delivery Plan

Strategic Transport Study

Local Plan Evidence Base

Heritage Impact Assessment

Town Centre/Local Centre Study

Brownfield Capacity Assessment

Strategic Flood Risk Assessment

Background Papers

Statements of Common Ground

Draft Local Plan Consultation 2021 Response.



that the evidence base documents which inform future needs and opportunities to be reflected in the Local Plan, be received and noted.


(During consideration of this item, Councillors Jason Zadrozny and Helen-Ann Smith entered the meeting at 10.15am and 10.20am respectively.)


Ashfield Local Plan - Sites Update pdf icon PDF 171 KB


Committee was asked to consider the potential housing sites to be taken forward in the Ashfield Local Plan 2023 – 2040, Regulation 19 Pre-Submission Draft.  A request was also made to add the site of land off Laburnum Avenue, Kirkby-in-Ashfield for 38 dwellings (site reference H1Kk) to the housing allocations list as presented.



a)    the amended housing allocations as set out in the Committee report, including the addition of the site of land off Laburnum Avenue, Kirkby-in-Ashfield for 38 dwellings (site reference H1Kk), be approved;


b)    the Assistant Director of Planning, in consultation with the Local Plan Development Committee Chairman, be authorised to make any subsequent amendments to reflect up to date information on the proposed site allocations as set out in the report.