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Planning Committee

Find out about Planning Committee.

The Planning Committee decides the bigger and more sensitive planning applications we receive. It meets every two weeks and is made up of Councillors from across the city. It usually meets on a Thursday morning (11.00am) in the Council House in Victoria Square.

Watch The Planning Committee Here

Planning Committee only decides about 10% of the applications received by the Council; these tend to be the larger and more complex applications which tend to generate the comments.

The Director of Planning and Regeneration decides the rest on behalf the Council, under what is known as delegated powers.

It is only the applications decided by Planning Committee that you are able to speak on. It is your responsibility to find out if an application is going to Planning Committee. Register to speak at Planning Committee here.

Find out what's on the committee agenda or what happened at the last meeting here....

Where and when does planning committee meet ?

The Planning Committee usually meets on a Thursday at 11.00am, in Rooms 3 and 4 of the Council House in Victoria Square. the committee dates are below.

  • 12th November 2015
  • 26th November 2015
  • 10th December 2015
  • 17th December 2015
  • 7th January 2016
  • 21st January 2016
  • 4th February 2016
  • 18th February 2016
  • 3rd March 2016
  • 17th March 2016
  • 31st March 2016
  • 14th April 2016
  • 28th April 2016
  • 12th May 2016

Who is on the Planning Committee?

The Committee includes Councillors from all political parties and areas of the City. Officers of the Council also attend to answer questions about the reports.

The Councillors below currently sit on planning committee you can find out more about each Councillor by going to their webpage.

Last Updated : 1st December 2015