Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

a)    To discharge the Council's functions as district planning authority and building control authority with the exception of policy relating to these functions and specifically -

  • the Local Borough Plan;
  • development briefs; and
  • supplementary planning guidance;

·         which shall be reserved to the Cabinet or, where required by law, to the full Council.


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Planning Committee Protocol

Public Site Visits


Your Right to Speak

Certain functions have been further delegated to Officers of the Council (see Annex 1.13 of the Constitution)



Contact information

Support officer: Email:

Postal address:
Civic Centre
Windmill Street
DA12 1AU

Phone: 01474 337 302

Fax: 01474 337 947


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