Conservation Heritage Panel planning decisions

The Conservation Heritage Panel was established in 1970. The members of the panel, made up of local councillors and independent experts, meet once per month at the Council House.

The Panel advises the Planning Committee on the following major planning applications affecting Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas.

  • All requests for pre-application advice (subject to consent by the applicant/agent) and subsequent applications for major planning applications for and within the boundary of a Listed Building.
  • All requests for pre-application advice (subject to consent by the applicant/agent) and subsequent planning applications that affect the character and appearance of a Conservation Area, where the development involves the demolition of a building (over 1,000 square metres) and/or the erection of a new building or extension (over 1,000 square metres or made up of 10 or more residential units).
  • All requests for pre-application advice (subject to consent by the applicant/agent) and subsequent applications for major schemes that affect registered parks and gardens or sites of potential archaeological importance.
  • All planning policy and associated guidance documents affecting the historic environment.
  • All proposals to add to the Local List
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