Quarterly meeting 10th April 2014
reminder that this meeting is on Thursday this week at City Hall (formerly the Council House), College Green BS1 5TR from 5.30 to 7.00 pm

5.30 The future of High Streets: Patrick Dempsey Senior lecturer, Property and Communities UWE
6.30 Trees and Green Infrastructure assets: Clive Stevens, Chair Bristol Tree Forum
6.45 BCC reorganisation and how it affects the planning department:
Sarah O’Driscoll BCC and Gary Collins BCC

Site Allocations and Development Management policy document.

The Inspector’s Report has now been received and is available on the Council’s web site at www.bristol.gov/siteallocations  Anyone who made representations on the Publication Version has been contacted to let them know about the report.

The Inspector has concluded that, subject to a number of modifications being made, the Site Allocations and Development Management Policies provides an appropriate basis for the planning of the city in the period to 2026.  A report proposing the adoption of the plan will be presented to a meeting of Bristol City Council’s Full Council on 22nd July 2014.

NPN annual meeting
Saturday morning, 7 June 2014
Venue to be confirmed.
Suggestions for discussion topics received so far:-
Student housing, how BCC core strategy policy of mixed, balanced and sustainable communities is applied to planning applications, update on pre application community involvement process and groups experiences, group feedback on their own projects.

Do you have any other thoughts? Do these topics look interesting enough to give up your Saturday morning for? Is there anyone you would like to suggest speaks at the meeting?