The Planning, Access and Rights of Way
Committee (PAROW) consists of 21 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.
The PAROW Committee meets every 6
weeks and is responsible for:
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.
Members 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
Members can request an application to be
determined at the Planning, Access and Rights of Way 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