exercises the Council’s functions in relation to development
control (planning matters). There are 12 voting Members and 1
co-opted non-voting Member who sits on behalf of the Conservation
Advisory Group (CAG). This Committee deals with the following areas
Determining (deciding) applications for planning permission, listed
building consent and conservation area consent submitted under the
Town and Country Planning Acts.
Determining applications for the display of advertisements
submitted under the Town and Country Planning (Control of
Exercising any other function of the Council under the Planning
Acts whether as a local planning authority or otherwise which may
be referred to it by the Strategic Director of Place.
Determining whether prior approval is required for applications for
the construction, installation, alteration or replacement of
telecommunications masts submitted under Part 24 Schedule 2 of the
General Permitted Development Order 1995 and whether they should be
granted or refused.
You can comment on
schemes currently seeking planning permission through the planning
Public Speaking Rights at Planning Committee
Members of the public,
applicants and ward Councillors may register to speak for or
against any application that is heard by the Committee. Anyone who
wishes to speak will need to contact Democratic Services at
The deadline for
registering to speak is 5:30 pm, four working days before the
meeting (the Friday before the meeting).
and ward Councillors are given three minutes each to speak.
Please note - No extra
time is granted for multiple speakers. If there is more than one
applicant or objector they will have to share the time allowed.
More information can
be found in
part 8.6 of the Council’s Constitution.
Clerk to the Planning
Hove Town Hall
Tel: 01273 291064
Please note that if
you have made a written representation about a planning
application, you may not automatically be contacted regarding
public speaking and will need to register your request with
Democratic Services separately.