Planning Committee consists of 12 members of the National Park
Authority. Training in planning matters is obligatory before
members can vote in committee. In 2006 this committee
replaced the former Development Control Committee and the Access
and Rights of Way Committee.
Committee usually meets every 8 weeks and is responsible
Making decisions on planning
Enforcement of planning control.
Making recommendations to the Authority on the
Policy issues on minerals and waste.
Making decisions to divert, widen, create and
extinguish public paths.
Making recommendations to the Authority on access
and rights of way policy.
Making decisions on changes to the Definitive Map of
rights of way.
Making traffic regulation orders under the Road
Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
Making decisions under the Countryside and Rights of
Way Act 2000.
of the public are welcome to attend these meetings (subject to any
information exempt under Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972
– Exemption from disclosure of documents), and you can apply
to speak under the Authority’s Public
can request an application to be determined at the Planning
Committee by completing the “Call-In
Request Form“. Any request for an
application to be called-in should be made within 15 working days
after the issue of the weekly list.
You can view all meetings
via a live
webcast or via an archive.