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This Committee makes decisions on about 3% of the planning applications received by the council. All other applications are decided by the Director of Sustainable Communities, under delegated powers.
The main role of the Planning Committee is to make decisions on applications that will have a significant effect on the district, such as large housing schemes or retail development.
However, they also decide applications that: