Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

The Planning Committee is responsible for the following functions.

 

To determine the following application types, except where they are referable under the Constitution to the Strategic Planning Committee:

 

·       Applications for Planning Permission made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;

·       Applications for Listed Building Consent made under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990;

·       Applications for Consent to Display an Advertisement made under the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007;

·       Applications for permissions in principle made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and any application to add, delete or amend any entries in the Council’s Brownfield Land Register” after the words “To determine the following application types, except where they are referable under the Constitution to the Strategic Planning Committee” Where the recommendation is for:

 

o   approval and there is significant local public objection (defined as 10 or more objectors who have objected in writing in response to a planning application)

o   approval or refusal and there is a Councillor referral of an application which affects their Ward which has been ‘called in’ to committee identifying a planning consideration.

 

·       Any decision on an application that will result in the Council being liable for the payment of compensation, except where that compensation is as a result of an Article 4 Direction.

·       Any other application or planning matter referred to this Committee by the relevant Chief Planning Officer acting in his or her discretion, after consultation with the Chair.

·       Applications to undertake treatment to trees included within a Tree Preservation Order Applications for a Hedgerow removal notice made under the Hedgerow Regulations 1997.

·       Applications to demolish buildings on the Council’s Local List.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Email: Planning.Committee@barnet.gov.uk.