Full Council will appoint a Planning Committee,
which will be responsible for dealing with planning applications
and related matters.
Terms of reference:
To be responsible for exercising regulatory
functions under the Town and Country Planning legislation
Determination of planning and related
Determination of Tree Preservation and High Hedges
To receive and review the summary of enforcement
action taken in response to breaches of control on a quarterly
To receive and review summaries of planning appeals
on a quarterly basis or when appeals have been received as
To make recommendations
Applications for planning related permission
submitted by the council itself.
b. Changes to the
committee’s terms of reference.
c. Other matters
under the committee’s jurisdiction which, by virtue of
statutory provision, must be determined by Full Council.
a. Determination of
planning and related applications referred to the committee by any
member of the council and / or the Head of Place Development in
accordance with the provisions set out in the council’s
b. Guidelines under which
the committee shall determine its level of involvement in
individual planning, building and enforcement decisions.
c. Confirmation (or
modification) of Tree Preservation Orders where there are
Delegation to Officers:
To the Chief Executive and Directors, the power to
authorise, in writing, officers to enter on to land or to apply for
a warrant and thereafter enter land pursuant to sections 196A-196C
and 214B-214D of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as