Notice of a public meeting of

Planning and Regulatory Functions Sub-Committee




Councillors Peter Sowray (Chairman), David Blades, John McCartney, Zoe Metcalfe and Clive Pearson.


Wednesday, 13th October, 2021


10.00 am


Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams


Under his delegated decision making powers in the Officers’ Delegation Scheme in the Council’s

Constitution, the Chief Executive Officer has power, in cases of emergency, to take any decision

which could be taken by the Council, the Executive or a committee. Following on from the expiry of

the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and

Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, which allowed for

committee meetings to be held remotely, the County Council resolved at its meeting on 5 May

2021 that, for the present time, in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic circumstances, remote

live-broadcast committee meetings should continue, with any formal decisions required being

taken by the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency decision making powers and after

consultation with other Officers and Members as appropriate and after taking into account any

views of the relevant Committee Members. This approach was reviewed by full Council at its July

meeting and will be subject to a further review at the County Council Meeting in November.


The meeting will be available to view once the meeting commences, via the following link -


Recordings of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there.






Welcome, introductions and apologies.






Minutes of the Meeting held on 26 July 2021


(Pages 3 - 6)




Declarations of Interest









Public Questions and/or Statements




Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they

have given notice of their question/statement to Stephen Loach of Democratic Services (contact details below) by midday on Friday 8 October 2021. Each speaker

should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item. Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-


at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not

otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);


or when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter

which is on the Agenda for this meeting


If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded,

please inform the Chairman, who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.





Application to amend the register to record an historic event - Commons Act 2006, Part 1, Schedule 3, The Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014  - Schedule 4, Paragraph 19  - Application Reference Number CA14, 046 Right entry 12, exercisable over Swineside Moor (CL 37)


Report of the Corporate Director - Business and Environmental Services


(Pages 7 - 60)




Such other business as, in the opinion of the Chairman should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)

County Hall



5 October 2021


For all enquiries relating to this agenda or to register to speak at the meeting, please contact Stephen Loach, Democratic Services Officer on Tel: 01609 532216 or by e-mail at:




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