Environment & Housing Committee

The Environment & Housing Committee has responsibility for planning policy and the built environment, roads, parks and open space, waste, housing and the enforcement and sustainability agendas, liaising with the Public Safety Committee on matters of common interest.  

The remit of this Committee includes the following key priorities:-

I - Ensuring enforcement action is taken across all areas of Council activity and making full use of Council policy to combat anti-social behaviour

L - Adopting a pragmatic approach to sustainability that protects and enhances the local environment

M - Making resurfacing of roads, paths and pavements the service priority across the whole Stirling area

N - Building more socially rented housing

This Committee is responsible for the Projects listed below and such other projects that the Council has determined the Committee is responsible for since the Scheme was last reviewed:–

  • Road Building Programme 
  • Parks Masterplans
  • Strategic Housing Investment Plan
  • City Centre Masterplan
  • Waste Management Services fundamental redesign
  • Local Transport Strategy

The Environment & Housing Committee is empowered to perform the following insofar as these are not limited by reservation to the Council itself:

(1)    Formulating, examining and approving policies, strategies and plans relating to its areas of responsibility.

Where any new policies or changes to policies would have a significant impact on the Council’s strategic objectives, corporate policies or its resources, the Committee should not approve that policy/ change to policy but should instead refer it to Council for approval with or without recommendations.