Decision details

Public speaking at meetings of Planning Committee

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Planning Committeeapproved the amended scheme for Public Speaking at Planning Committee meetings as set out in Appendix A, as amended to replicate the existing arrangements, as follows:


(i)             In paragraph 4.1(d), by adding the words “…or another Councillor appointed by them” so that it says “Local District Councillor(s) or another Councillor appointed by them”; and


(ii)            By confirming paragraph 4.3 as stating “The same person is not allowed to address the committee in more than one of the speaker  categories.  Where speakers have competing interests, such as community objector and Parish Council representative, they should choose their dominant interest prior to registering to speak, and delegate the other role to another representative if need be.”

Publication date: 15/05/2020

Date of decision: 13/05/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/05/2020 - Planning Committee

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