Committee details

Strategic Planning & Environment Overview & Scrutiny

Purpose of committee

To perform the overview, scrutiny and policy development role in relation to all matters and business associated with the Cabinet Portfolios for ‘Environmental Services & Sustainability’, and ‘Planning & Regeneration’.  This will include any issues arising within the following areas:



  • Waste Management
  • Street Care
  • Highways Liaison
  • Passenger Transport
  • Parking
  • Environmental Strategy
  • Emergency Planning
  • Street Naming
  • Strategic Planning
  • Local Development Framework                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Development Control P&P
  • Building Control

·         Land Charges

  • Economic Development
  • Regeneration
  • Town Centre Management


The Committee will also be required to monitor the performance of relevant Council services, including services which are provided under contract or agreement by external organisations or private sector partners.


The Committee will consist of 14 Members of the Council, subject to any variation which may be agreed from time to time at any meeting of full Council.  Each Scrutiny Committee may co-opt persons who are not Members of the Council in a non-voting capacity.


Contact information

Support officer: Corporate and Democratic Support. 01442 228209