This Committee will exercise the following powers:
(i) as County planning authority, or as Minerals and Waste planning authority, in responding to consultations (including whether to mount a legal challenge to a decision) by District Councils on major planning applications or to equivalent
proposals, including nationally significant infrastructure projects & offshore proposals by other organisations;
(ii) as highway authority, where the local member disagrees with the proposal from the Executive Director of Community & Environmental Services to issue a recommendation of refusal on highway grounds;
(iii) as County planning authority, or as minerals and waste planning authority, in responding to District Councils on local plans at the various stages of consultation.
(iv) to comment on the planning policy documents of other bodies including the Marine Management Organisation.
(v) In the case of urgency, the County Council’s response will be determined by the relevant Cabinet Member.