A non-executive body established to provide an
(i) the applicant to explain the proposals and
to clarify queries arising;
(ii) local residents and organisations to put
forward their views at an earlier stage on significant planning
applications and issues to officers and representatives of the
Planning Committee; and
(iii) officers and members to listen to the
ideas and issues raised and concerns expressed prior to
consideration at a subsequent Planning Committee.
The Panel proceedings to be noted and fed back
to Committee. The Panels do not have
any decision-making powers.