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You are here: Home / About The Council / Council And Democracy / Constitution / Pt2

The Constitution - Part Two - Chapter 5 - Functions of the Planning Committee

5.1 The general functions and areas of responsibility of the Council's Planning Committee are to:

a) undertake all of the functions listed in this Chapter of the Constitution which are Non-Executive functions under the terms of Regulation 2 and Schedule 1 of the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) Regulations 2000, as amended by the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2001.

b) grant powers of entry and delegate any of its powers and duties to any officer or officers of the Council, subject to any limitation which the Committee may consider appropriate, in relation to:

  1. the imposition of any condition, limitation or other restriction on an approval, consent, licence, permission or registration granted
  2. the determination of any other terms to which any such approval, consent, licence, permission or registration is subject
  3. the determination as to whether to take enforcement action in consequence of: a breach of any approval, consent, licence, permission or registration granted, a breach of any condition, limitation or term to which such approval, consent, licence, permission or registration is subject, the amendment, modification or variation of any approval, consent, licence, permission or registration, the revocation of any such approval, consent, licence or registration.

c) make recommendations to the Executive on planning policy matters, with particular reference to development control functions.

d) respond to consultations from the Executive on the preparation of Development Plans and, where appropriate, to make recommendations on such Plans to the full Council.

e) make recommendations to the full Council on estimates of income, fees and charges, expenditure and the budget required by the Committee to undertake its functions.

5.2 The Committee will also undertake the following specific functions:

Miscellaneous Provisions


5.3 The extent of any onward delegations of planning functions from the Committee to officers is set out in Part Four of this Constitution.


Last Reviewed - March 2018



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