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Who can speak at a Planning Committee meeting?

During the Covid-19 pandemic only virtual Planning Committee meetings are taking place. Anyone wishing to speak at a committee can only do so in accordance with the following guidance.

Speaking at a Planning Committee meeting allows members of the public and applicants to comment directly on planning applications to the Councillors who make the decisions.

You are able to speak if you:

  • Object to/represent a group of people who object to a planning application which is recommended for approval.
  • Support/represent a group of people who support a planning application which is recommended for refusal.
  • Have submitted a planning application that is recommended for refusal.
  • Have submitted a planning application that an objector is speaking to the committee against.
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