Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

Functions and Delegations:

All functions relating to town and country planning and development control contained in Function A, Numbers 1-31, and Function I, Numbers 30A, 31, 32, 46 and 47, of Schedule 1 of the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 as amended to the full extent as set out in Article 2 thereof and generally in the Regulations which is set out for ease of reference in Section 6 of the Constitution, and any other development control or planning enforcement powers, including temporary stop notices (under S.171E of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)) and high hedges (under Part 8 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003).

The membership is selected from amongst the elected representatives of the wards of the Borough.


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Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services Team.

Postal address:
Town Hall
Royal Tunbridge Wells

Phone: (01892) 554413