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Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee


Making decisions on the town and country planning and development control matters within the terms of reference of the Planning Committee including the following:-


  • The approval of development which would be a substantial departure from the Development Plan.
  • The approval of development which would have a significant impact outside of its immediate vicinity, e.g. it would generate significant volumes of traffic noise or atmospheric pollution; or it would have significant impact on the pattern of trading; or it would be prominent on the landscape.
  • Where the proposed development has given rise to a substantial weight of public concern;


Executive powers: The Committee shall have power to determine all matters within its terms of reference.


The above is given as a summary only; the full version of the delegation agreement can be found in the Planning Committee Handbook.


Webcasting Meetings


Planning Committee meetings are now webcast so please check the webcasting page to view the list of meetings that can be viewed live. All our webcasts will be archived within two working days and will be available to watch online for 12 months from the date of the meeting.


The Council has agreed a Webcasting Protocol to assist the conduct of webcast meetings and to ensure that in doing so the Council is compliant with its obligations under the Data Protection and Human Rights legislation.




Contact information

Support officer: David Acton. Email:

Phone: 0121 704-6156



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