Executive post

Planning and Regeneration Portfolio Holder


To be responsible for the policy direction of the Council’s Place Shaping, Regeneration, Planning, and Development functions including:


·                 Strategic planning policy and implementation including:


-                 Planning policy and research

-                 Economic Development

-                 Development Management Policy

-                 Building Control

-                 Conservation and Design

-                 Open Spaces and Green Belt policy


·                 To oversee and direct the effective development and implementation of the following key Place Shaping strategies:


-                 Local Development Framework, including the core strategy, the opportunity and intensification area, and the area action plan

-                 Economic Development Strategy

-                 Town Centre Strategy and management (jointly with the Portfolio Holder for Business, Employment and Property)

-                 West London Sub-regional planning, economic development and waste planning.


·                 Act as the Member level ‘Design and Heritage Champion’ for the Authority.


·                 Protecting Harrow’s built heritage and green spaces.


·                 To oversee the development and delivery of the Council’s vision in terms of strategic planning for the future social, environmental and economic development and regeneration of Harrow.


·                 To provide policy direction in respect of the Council’s strategic Major Projects Programme including:


-                 The development of the central Harrow opportunity and intensification area.

-                 The Council’s relationship with regeneration partners on the regeneration programme.

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