The public are welcome to sit and watch the Planning Committee, however they must not speak or disrupt the meeting.
Please note that due to current Covid-19 related restrictions we are holding all our Planning Committee Meetings remotely. As a result we are unfortunately unable to allow members of the public to speak at Committee, however Coronavirus webpage.. You can also follow along with Committee meetings via our live stream. More information on our meetings and the Planning service during the Covid-19 period can be found on our
The members of the committee are presented with the applications on the agenda (which is published a week in advance). The members may discuss the application and will then make a decision with guidance from the Head of Planning. There is a Committee once a month and this will usually happen on a Thursday morning.
What Applications are Determined at Planning Committee?
Most applications are determined by the delegated officer, only certain applications are determined by planning committee in accordance with.
Committee Minutes and Agendas
You can view the agenda for a committee 1 week before the day of the committee.
Speaking at Committee
If you want to speak at Committee please read, available online or from the planning department, before attending.
One person can speak for 3 minutes in support, the other can speak for 3 minutes in objection and a parish / town council representative can also speak. Full details of the procedure is given under the documents list on this web page.