What are planning committee meetings?

What are planning committee meetings?

Planning committee meetings are public meetings where elected councillors assemble to decide whether planning applications should be approved or rejected and whether approved applications should have planning conditions or planning obligations attached to them.

What should a committee meeting include?


  1. Start the meeting. Welcome any new members.
  2. Receive apologies for absence.
  3. Check for Conflicts of Interest on the items on the agenda.
  4. Ensure that additions or amendments to minutes are recorded.
  5. Set the scene. State the objectives of the meeting and each item.
  6. Try to be brief when making a point.

What is the role of planning committee?

The Planning Commission was assigned the task of designing and executing suitable policies for the development of the economy. The Planning Commission was established in 1950 by the Government of India. One of the major objectives was building a modern industrial and technical base for the nation.

Why do planning applications go to committee?

Applications are of a major, controversial, or sensitive nature. Applications which have aroused significant public interest on valid planning grounds* An objection from a statutory consultee. Applications subject to a Parish Council objection on valid planning grounds*

How do you prepare for a committee meeting?

Do’s and Don’ts for Preparing for Your Thesis Committee Meeting

  1. DO: Contact your committee members very early to schedule your meeting.
  2. DON’T: Forget to schedule your annual evaluation-of-progress meeting with your P.I.
  3. DO: Start earlier than you think you need to.
  4. DON’T: Try to do it all on your own.

How do you run a good committee meeting?

10 key steps to running a committee meeting

  1. Set a clear purpose.
  2. Keep to the agenda.
  3. Set a time for updates.
  4. Assign meeting roles.
  5. Have a voting process.
  6. Follow rules of order.
  7. Give fair notice.
  8. Take detailed notes.

Is plan a inconsistent with LDNPA strategy and Matterdale Neighbourhood Plan?

Cllr Lloyd, as Chair of Watermillock Planning Committee had viewed the site with the Clerk and Mr Ripley and had spoken to Mr Long of LDNPA; Mr Long’s strong view was that Plan A was inconsistent with LDNPA strategy and the Matterdale Neighbourhood Plan, and any such application would be refused by LDNPA.

What is the role of the planning committee?

Its role is to consider planning applications, enforcement issues and other matters in the Lake District National Park which relate to the Town and Country Planning Act. You can find out how this Committee is involved in the planning process in our Planning advice for town and parish councils page.

When are the next development control committee meetings?

Development Control Committee Meeting dates: Development Control Committee – 06 February 2019 at 10am Development Control Committee – 06 March 2019 at 10am Development Control Committee – 03 April 2019 at 10am Development Control Committee – 01 May 2019 at 10am Development Control Committee – 05 June 2019 at 10am

Who was present at the 2017 parish council annual meeting?

The Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Meeting of the Parish Council were held from 7.30pm in Watermillock Village Hall on Monday 15th May 2017. Present: Cllr Castles (in the Chair), Clls Lloyd , Marshall, Crofts, Mrs Wilson, Dobinson, McAlpine and Holder.