The purpose of the Planning Committee is;
To exercise the powers and duties of the
council, within the corporate policies and strategies of the
council, in relation to:
Its role as planning authority in its development control and
planning functions, and
The extraction of minerals, the clearance and reclamation of
derelict land, subsequent after use of sites for waste disposal and
restoration of site.
The committee will take decisions only
The law or council policy requires the decision to be taken by
elected members, or
An officer with delegated powers declines to exercise those powers,
having considered representations, or for any other reason.
The Terms of Reference for this committee can
be found in the Council Constitution –