Committee details

Planning Panel

Purpose of committee

A non-executive body established to provide an opportunity for:


(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.