The Planning Board is made up of 11 non-executive Members of the Council. The Board decides whether to grant planning permission in controversial and/or complex cases and any other cases which are not delegated to officers. Routine and straightforward cases are decided by officers within the Council's Planning department.
The following links offer advice and guidance on what to expect if you are attending a Planning Board meeting and the role of the Planning Board in considering planning applications:
For more general information about the Council's role as local planning authority, including how to access the planning application register, please visit the Council's planning webpages at: