To consider a report of the Director of Place recommending the approval of the Mid Devon Playing Pitch Strategy.
The Cabinet had before it a *report of the Director of Place recommending the approval of the Mid Devon Playing Pitch Strategy.
The Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Regeneration outlined the contents of the report stating that the public consultation process had taken place and that 32 responses had been received which had been considered by officers and the consultant. The Playing Pitch Strategy had been updated through three amendments to the site actions plans and comments had been received in relation to the population forecasts which had been considered. The strategy included a vision and 6 key objectives for sports pitch provision in the district and recommended the provision of a full size 3G football turf pitch in each of the three main towns.
a) The Mid Devon Playing Pitch Strategy be approved.
b) The status of the Strategy as a technical document and the recommendations therein (including the setting up of a Strategy Delivery Group) be noted.
(Proposed by Cllr R J Chesterton and seconded by Cllr C R Slade)
Reason for the decision – the Playing Pitch Strategy will support the development of sports facilities across the district and be a technical document to aid planning permissions and local planning policy.
Note *Report previously circulated, copy attached to minutes.