PARISH COUNCIL PLANNING DURING COVID - 19

Published: 01 April 2020

The following sets out the method of operation to manage planning applications during the current restrictions on holding meetings. The intention is to operate as close to normal as possible ensuring transparency and providing the community with an opportunity to provide this council with any views they may have on applications.
1. The Parish Council will continue to comment on planning applications in the parish using the normal Par 1 through 5 responses
2. The Parish Council will publish a planning list which will be available for the public and Members to view on the website in the week before the scheduled planning meeting (the next list will be published on the 1 April). Members will also be informed by email that the list has been published
3. Plans will be prepared and will be available for the public and Members to view on the website
4. Members comments on individual applications should be sent to the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Planning Committee prior to the date of the scheduled meeting (April’s meeting was scheduled for the 8 April 2020)
5. The Chairman and Vice Chairman will consider the views of the public and Members on the date of the scheduled meeting
6. The Chairman will notify Members of the Planning Committee and administration officers of the committee’s Par 1 through 5 recommendation together with any further comments on the scheduled date of the meeting
7. The Council’s comments will be submitted to the relevant planning authority on the Thursday following the scheduled date of the meeting (in April the date is the 9 April)
8. Decisions of the planning authorities in respect of planning applications in the parish will be published as normal