Committee details

District Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

To deal with planning applications and other planning matters from across the district as set out in Part 3 of the Constitution.

Public Speaking at Planning and District Planning Committees: Those wishing to speak, including Ward Members, need to register with Democratic Services between 10am and 1pm three working days prior to the meeting. Following registration, any members of the public with a right to speak will be briefed on how they make their contribution. Speakers must send a copy of their proposed remarks via email to: by 1pm on the day prior to the meeting.


During the meeting, when invited to do so by the Chairman, the speaker may make their statement orally to the committee. If the speaker chooses not to attend the meeting, or is unable to do so, their statement may be read out to the meeting by the Chairman, an appointed Ward Member or any non-planning officer present.


Observing a District Planning Committee: All meetings continue to be livestreamed on the Council’s YouTube page. Should you wish to attend to observe in-person, places will be strictly limited owing to the continuing public health restrictions. To attend any Council or Committee Meeting, you must reserve your place by 4pm on the working day prior to the meeting by completing this Registration Form.



Contact information

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