Planning Committee is responsible overall for the granting and
refusal of planning applications, listed building consent and other
regulatory functions relating to planning of the
functions of the Planning Committee include:
Planning and development control functions including enforcement
for which the Council is responsible in Schedule 1 of the Functions
Hedgerow and tree preservation functions for which the Council is
responsible in Schedule 1 of the Functions Regulations.
Rights of Way functions for which the Council is responsible in
Schedule 1 of the Functions Regulations.
following matters may only be determined by the Planning
The determination of all submissions made under The Town and
Country Planning Act 1990 and The Town and Country Planning
(General Permitted Development) Order (or any associated or related
legislation or regulations) for the consent of the Local Planning
In the opinion of the Head of Planning or the Planning Manager the
application raises matters which should be determined by the
The application is submitted by or on behalf of the Council for its
own development, except for the approval of development to which no
objections have been received.
A Councillor has notified the Head of Planning / the Planning
Manager or the application case officer in writing or by e-mail
within 3 weeks of the publication of the weekly list that the
application should be determined by the Planning Committee and the
notification is supported by one or more planning
(d) A Councillor has notified the
Head of Planning, the Planning Manager - Development Management or
the application case officer by email before the application has
been determined the planning reasons why the application should be
determined by Planning Committee, and the Head of Planning or
Planning Manager Development Management has agreed with the
Planning Committee Chair or Vice Chair that the reasons justify
Planning Committee determination.
The application is submitted by:
– A serving NEDDC Councillor.
– A current NEDDC officer who has any involvement in the
determination or advising on planning matters.
– An immediate family member of i or ii when the proposal is
in accordance with the development plan and there has been no
objection from any consultee or member of the public (immediate
family means parent, sibling, spouse/partner and child).
To consider any objections or other representations made in
opposition to the proposed making of a Tree Preservation
further information on the planning application process, visit the
section on the Council’s website.