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Planning committee

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Committee details

Purpose of committee

To exercise the development control and regulatory powers and duties of the Council under the Town and Country Planning Acts (and any Regulations or Orders thereunder) and Schedule 1 to the Functions Regulations.

Access the Virtual Planning Committee Meeting

In order to ensure the continuation of good governance and transparency of decision making at the Council, measures have been put in place in accordance with the Council's Constitution. This includes virtual meetings. 

The next virtual Planning Committee meeting will take place on Thursday 01 October 2020 at 10am.

The deadline to register to speak is 12 noon on Monday 28 September 2020.

If you wish to speak at Planning Committee please contact Zuber Bapu on 01772 906309 or email

You can view the agenda and report pack for this meeting.

View the Planning Committee meeting from Thursday 3 September 2020   

I wish to speak at Planning Committee

During the Covid-19 pandemic only virtual Planning Committee meetings are taking place.

Anyone wishing to speak at the committee meeting can do so in accordance with the revised protocol for registering to speak and speaking at Planning Committee.

For more information about Planning Committee please contact Zuber Bapu on 01772 906309.

Who can speak at Planning Committee?

Any person directly affected by Planning proposals including applicants, objectors or supporters (or their representatives) may request to speak at Planning Committee.

Ward Councillors whose wards are directly affected by proposals may also request to speak.

Each request will be considered by the Chair prior to the meeting, taking into account whether the proposals directly affect the speakers (or whom they represent) and the number requesting to speak.

Membership of the Planning Committee

Contact information

  • Support officer - Zuber Bapu, Member Services Officer, 01772 906309
  • Postal address - Town Hall, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 2RL
  • Telephone - 01772 906309
  • Email -

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