Committee details

Development Control Committee

Purpose of committee

Please note:


At this time of national emergency it is necessary to observe social distancing to limit the spread of Covid-19.  For this reason the Council is unable to arrange site visits in the established manner and therefore requests for site visits will not be taken. 


The information below is still quite useful however meetings are being held via Zoom at the moment and live streamed to YouTube.  Anyone speaking will be invited to attend the Zoom meeting and advised of the procedure.


Speaking at Development Control, meetings - Video information or


                                                                   written information



Terms of Reference of the Committee


(a)     All planning, listed building and advertisement applications.

(b)     Revocation, modification and discontinuance orders and planning agreements relating to planning applications.

(c)     Enforcement of planning control; including the issue of Enforcement notices, listed building Enforcement notices, stop notices and abatement notices, and Enforcement and prosecution of contraventions of tree preservation orders, including the requirement for replacement planting.

(d)     Preservation and planting of trees, including the consideration of appeals against tree preservation orders and applications made thereunder.

(e)     All matters arising out of the operation of the Hedgerow Regulations 1997 or any subsequent changes thereto; and,

(f)      All decisions of the Council as Hazardous Substance Authority.



Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services 01732 227165. Email:


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