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Planning Development Management Committee

Purpose of committee

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Terms of Reference operational from 1 April 2020



To ensure the effective undertaking of the Development Management and Building Standards duties of the Council.



The Committee will:

1.            determine all applications for consent or permission except those local applications which fall to be determined by an appointed officer under the adopted Scheme of Delegation or for which a Pre Determination Hearing has been held;

2.            visit application sites where agreed;

3.            make Orders and issue Notices;

4.            approve development briefs and masterplans;

5.            adopt non-statutory planning management guidance;

6.            conduct pre-determination hearings in pursuance of the provisions contained within Section 38A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997; and

7.            determine an application for planning permission for a development where a pre determination hearing is held in terms of s38A of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997.


Executive Lead:  Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning



Contact information

Support officer: Lynsey McBain, Committee Officer, on 01224 522123 or email