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Regional Planning Committee Responsibilities

The Regional Planning Committee provides advice to the Islands Trust Council and management by:

  1. Identifying and reporting to Council on emerging issues related to the Committee's areas of responsibility for Trust Council direction.
  2. Maintaining a committee work program to manage committee initiatives and Council referrals for quarterly review by Trust Council.
  3. Developing guidelines, policies and models for use by staff and local trust committees and/or Trust Council as requested by Trust Council.
  4. Providing recommendations for legislation reform initiatives and feedback on proposed legislative amendments and legislation.
  5. Maintaining a liaison with the Islands Trust Conservancy board.

Development Management

processing of land use bylaws, permits etc. in an efficient and effective manner.

Community Planning

promoting meaningful public processes to establish long term community planning perspectives.

Local Trust Committee  Functions

responding to local trust committee planning needs applicable throughout the Trust Area.

Local Planning Services

advising on the provision and allocation of resources to deliver local planning services to island communities.

Public Awareness/ Education

promoting opportunities for the enhanced public awareness of land use planning and the Islands Trust's local planning services.


Tracking the functions described in 1 through 5 above to ensure efficient and effective implementation.






Page last updated: 29/09/20
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