Planning Committee is normally held on the first Wednesday of the month at the Council offices and is a public meeting. More information is available in the guidance leaflet: Your Planning Service: Planning Committee (pdf).
You and your agent (if relevant) will be notified if your application is 'called-in' to planning committee. If you have commented on a planning application you will also be notified if it is going to be considered at committee, your comments will be summarised and included with the agenda papers.
Planning Committee, like Officers, can only consider material planning issues when determining applications. More information is available on the Material Planning Considerations section of this website
You are able to view Current Planning Committee Members as well as meeting dates & times/agendas and minutes of previous meetings.
Attending Planning Committee
Anyone is welcome to attend planning committee to watch proceedings, for popular applications admission will be on a first come first serve basis due to occupancy limits.
Speaking at Planning Committee
It is possible for members of the public to speak at planning committee. If you would like to speak for or against an application, you must register to do so. You can register by calling the Democratic Services Team on 01353 665555 (no later than 24hrs before the meeting)