This committee is now
expired, but reconstituted as the current Planning Committee.
Most town and country planning and development control issues are
dealt with under delegated powers by the development manager, in
consultation with the chairman or vice-chairman of the development
management committee. A matter will be referred to the full
committee for consideration for a number of reasons, for example
where the matter is considered to be more contentious.
management committee can refer a planning application for site
inspection committee before determination. The committee will
then visit the site before considering a decision at the next
Full details of the
responsibilities of the committee are set out in the
As part of the council's
aim to demonstrate the transparency of decision making, the public
have the opportunity to speak directly to the development
management committee. This means that you can come and put
your point of view, either for or against a planning proposal,
directly to the committee determining the application.