Development Management Committee meetings


Information about Development Management Committee

The Development Management Committee makes decisions on planning applications and other development and planning matters.  Its main responsibilities are:


·         Controlling development in the Borough by using the powers contained in the Town Planning Act, 1990 and the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

·         Making decisions on applications for:

Planning permissions

Listed building consent

Conservation area consent

Advertisement consent

Lawful development certificate

Hazardous substances consent

·         Dealing with planning enforcement and unauthorised development

·         Dealing with planning and planning enforcement appeals

·         Using the council's powers appropriately in relation to listed buildings, conservation areas and the preservation of trees

·         Advising the Cabinet on relevant aspects of local plan matters


Public speaking at planning meetings


Now and then, members of the public may wish to speak directly to the committee concerning a particular planning application. For further information visit our Speaking at Development Management Committee meetings page.