1. The Development Management Committee (inthis Section 2 referred to as “the Committee”) is authorised to undertake (or sub-delegate) all of the council’s functions relating to town and country planning (excluding the preparation of plans and policies), development management and the protection of hedgerows and trees, as specified in PartsA and I of Schedule 1 to the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England)Regulations 2000 (as amended by subsequent regulations).
2. The Committee is also authorised to exercise the council’s Local Choice Functions in relation to the obtaining of information under Section 330 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as to interests in land and the obtaining of particulars of persons interested in land under section 16 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (as specified in the table in Section 1 above).
3. In summary, the area of responsibility of this Committee includes all matters relating to the administration of town and country planning legislation (excluding the preparation of plans and policies), Listed Building and Conservation Area legislation, Hazardous Substances legislation and associated regulations within the purview of the council.
Delegation of Functions
The majority of the Committee’s functions will be determinedby Officers, as set out in Part 3C of the Constitution. These delegations are subject to:
(a) any such determination being consistent with the Development Plan and adopted District and County Planning Policies; and
(b) statutory and customary consultations being carried out.
Development Management Committee meetings are webcast – details can be found here - http://www.eastherts.public-i.tv/core/
Support officer: Peter Mannings. Tel: (01279) 502174 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 01279 502174