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Planning Committee Terms of Reference

 

Birdham Parish Council

28 Langdale Avenue, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8JQ

Tel : 01243 790402  Fax : 01243 784478

Email : clerk@birdhamparishcouncil.org.uk Website : www.birdham.org.uk

Clerk to the Council : David J Siggs

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE – TERMS OF REFERENCE

 

REPORTING TO: Birdham Parish Council

PURPOSE OF COMMITTEE:

 To consider and make recommendations as authorised on the following:

All planning applications referred to Birdham Parish Council by the Planning Authority.

  • All other planning matters concerning Birdham Parish, including liaison with potential developers or any agency proposing change to the built environment.
  • All matters concerning the highways and other means of access in and adjacent to Birdham Parish, or likely to have any impact on Birdham Parish.
  • Birdham Parish environmental matters.

 DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

To incur expenditure on behalf of the Council (where already provided within the agreed revenue budget and excluding any items incurring capital expenditure) on Training for Council Members & staff on matters connected with the Council’s role and functions as a Planning Consultee.

  • To authorise the Parish Clerk to take the necessary action to implement approved decisions of the Committee.

 MEETINGS: Schedule meetings as necessary to meet the deadlines set by the Planning Authority.

 MEMBERSHIP: To be drawn from members of the Council as required.

 QUORUM: 3

CHAIRMAN: The Chairman of the Committee shall be decided at the first meeting of the Committee by a simple majority.

EXTERNAL ATTENDEES: As required.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Meetings will be open to the public.

 WORKING PARTIES: May be set up for specific time-limited tasks as required

 TERMS OF REFERENCE AGREED BY:  Birdham Parish Council minute number    47-12i)     Dated 16th July 2012