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Planning Committee

The role of the Planning Committee

The Planning Committee makes decisions on planning applications for development, treework applications and tree preservation matters.

Site visits are normally carried out by members of the Planning Committee prior to their meeting. Read the Planning Committee site visit protocol.

Decisions are made within government criteria after professional advice. Applicants can appeal against decisions to the Secretary of State.

Planning Committee meetings

The Planning Committee meets every four weeks. See meetings of the Planning Committee.

Further details about the how the Planning Committee works can be found in the Councils Constitution.