To consider report of the Service Manager Development & Estates
Consideration was given to the report of the Service Manager – Development & Estates.
The Service Manager – Development and Estates spoke to the report and noted that the Council had decided 100% of all applications during Quarter 2. This compared to a Welsh average of 80%. The Service Manager added that from registration to Committee was an average of 85 days against the Wales average of 94 days. He further advised that 0% of Planning Committee decisions were approved contrary to officer recommendation.
The Service Manager reported that two Committees were held during Quarter 2 and advised that during this time virtual meetings were still being embedded across all Councils.
Councillor D. Wilkshire joined the meeting at this juncture.
The Vice-Chair commended the Service Manager and his Team on their performance. The Team had a number of officers during this time seconded to deal with the emergency response and therefore these figures were welcomed. The Vice-Chair felt that the performance showed value for money for the service provided.
The Committee concurred with the comments raised and congratulated the Service Manager and his Team on their performance.
RESOLVED that the report be accepted and the information contained therein be noted.