Decision details

South Downs National Park Authority Renewal of Development Management Agency Agreement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a further Section 101 Contract for the provision of a Development Management Service to the SDNPA from 1 October 2022




1.    To approve the Council entering into a new Agreement with the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) under section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 to enable the Council to continue to provide a development management service to the SDNPA for up to two years initially, until 30 September 2024.

2.    To delegate authority to the Director of Planning and Environment to agree an extension of the Section 101 Agreement for a further two years up until 30 September 2026 if the arrangements are working effectively and agreeable to both authorities.

3.    To authorise the Director of Planning and Environment to conclude negotiations on the Section 101 Agreement including the Service Level Agreement, related Protocols and proposed basis for payments set out in Appendix 1; and then to complete the Agreement.

Report author: Mr Tony Whitty

Publication date: 13/01/2022

Date of decision: 11/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/01/2022

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