Public Speaking at Area Planning Sub-Committee meetings
Public speaking is permitted at Area Planning Sub-Committee meetings where planning applications are determined.
Full details about how to participate can be found in the Public Speaking at Planning Committee leaflet and details of the Planning Applications to be heard at the forthcoming meeting can be found on the here.
If you wish to speak at the Area Planning Sub-Committee
Please read the Public Speaking at Planning Committee leaflet which explains the process, then telephone Committee Services on 01993 861523 no later than midday on the Friday prior to the meeting.
If you require any additional assistance to make your representation, for example a hearing loop, help with access etc, please let us know.
Who is allowed to speak?
The following individuals and/or organisations can speak (in the order shown) after the case officer has made a short factual presentation of the proposals:-
No one is required to speak - it is an entirely voluntary opportunity.
After the speakers have finished the planning officer will enlarge on and update his/her report and answer questions posed by members of the committee.
What are Speakers allowed to say?
Speakers should clearly outline their views concerning the application, although it is important to remember that all comments must relate to the applications being considered and to the relevant planning policies. Further guidance can be found on the Commenting on Planning Applications page.
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