Committee details

Development Control Committee

Purpose of committee

To exercise the powers and duties of the Council in all matters of Development and Building Control as specified in Part A of Schedule 1 to the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 (as amended) including:

(a) All applications for planning permission, listed building consent, advertisement consent, conservation area consent, and hazardous substances consent (including the Council’s own development proposals);

(b) Tree Preservation Orders;

(c) Enforcement Notices, Breach of Condition Notices and Stop Notices;

(d) To undertake as necessary visits to sites prior to the determination of applications.

Where an application is to be considered by the Committee, an objector may be able to present their views directly. The applicant is similarly given a right of reply if an objector does address the Committee.  The protocol for public speaking is set out at paragraph 6C of Part 4(a) of the Council’s Constitution and further details can be found in the Development Control Committee leaflet.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Tim Row - Principal Committee Officer.

Phone: (01702) 215154

Email: committeesection@southend.gov.uk

 

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