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South Lanarkshire Council

Clydesdale Area, Community Planning Forum & Planning Committee

Terms of Reference
Area Committees

1.1 Powers and Responsibilities
1.1 To decide on delegated matters, as determined by the Council, including local
planning, community grants and twinning and other local grants.
1.2 To receive reports on local service delivery.
1.3 To be formally consulted in respect of specific policies as determined by the
Council or Executive Committee.
2 Membership
2.1 Each Area Committee will have the number of members shown who will be
appointed by the Council:-
¨ Cambuslang and Rutherglen –12 Quorum - 3
¨ Clydesdale – 14 Quorum - 4
¨ East Kilbride – 16 Quorum - 4
¨ Hamilton – 20 Quorum - 5
2.2 Each of the Area Committees will have a Chair and a Depute Chair.

3 Meeting Arrangements and Practice
3.1 The Area Committees will meet every 4 weeks in their local area.
3.2 Minutes of meetings will be submitted to the next appropriate meeting of the
Committee for approval as a correct record.
Approved by South Lanarkshire Council 16 May 2004

Terms of Reference
Planning Committee

1 Powers and Responsibilities
1.1 To decide on planning applications, monitor and enforce planning control and
to decide on applications under the Building Regulations except those areas
delegated to the Executive Director (Enterprise Resources) or Area
Committees.
1.2 To hold hearings as appropriate.
1.3 To deal with all matters relating to Structure and Local Plans with appropriate
issues being the subject of recommendations to the Executive Committee.
2 Membership
2.1 The Planning Committee will have 32 members appointed by the Council.
2.2 The Committee will have a Chair and a Depute Chair.
2.3 Quorum – 8.
3 Meeting Arrangements and Practice
3.1 To meet 3 times per committee cycle.
3.2 Minutes of meetings will be submitted to the next appropriate meeting of the
Committee for approval as a correct record.
3.3 Issues referred to the Executive Committee will be included in a single report
to that meeting.
Approved by South Lanarkshire Council 16 May 2004


Terms of Reference
Community Planning Forum

1 Powers and Responsibilities
1.1 To facilitate debate and understanding of the Council’s input to the
Community Planning process.
1.2 To assist in ensuring that the Community Plan and Council policies, Resource
Plans and capital investment programmes are consistent.
1.3 To promote a partnership approach to Community Planning by engaging with
other relevant partners through the Community Plan Partnership Framework.
1.4 To take an overview of Community Pla n activities undertaken by the Council.
2 Membership
2.1 9 Members (Political balance: 7 Labour; 2 Opposition)
2.2 Members with responsibility for cross-cutting themes within the Plan to be
invited to attend as necessary.
3 Meeting Arrangements and Practice
3.1 To meet every 8 weeks.
Approved by South Lanarkshire Council 16 May 2004