This Committee exercises the Council’s
functions in relation to development control (planning matters).
There are 12 voting Members and 1 co-opted non-voting Member who
sits on behalf of the Conservation Advisory Group (CAG). This
Committee deals with the following areas of work:
Determining (deciding) applications for planning permission, listed
building consent and conservation area consent submitted under the
Town and Country Planning Acts.
Determining applications for the display of advertisements
submitted under the Town and Country Planning (Control of
Exercising any other function of the Council under the Planning
Acts whether as a local planning authority or otherwise which may
be referred to it by the Strategic Director of Place.
Determining whether prior approval is required for applications for
the construction, installation, alteration or replacement of
telecommunications masts submitted under Part 24 Schedule 2 of the
General Permitted Development Order 1995 and whether they should be
granted or refused.
Public Speaking Rights at Committee
Members of the public, applicants and ward
Councillors may register to speak for or against any application
that is heard by the Committee in accordance with the Protocol for
Public Speaking, which can be found at
part 8.6 of the Council’s Constitution.
Anyone who wishes to speak for 3 minutes (in
objection or support of an application) will need to contact
Democratic Services by 5.30pm on the Friday preceding the Committee
date (4 days in advance of the meeting) to register on the speakers
Clerk to the Planning Committee
Hove Town Hall
Tel: 01273 291064
Please note that if you have made a written
representation about a planning application, you may not
automatically be contacted regarding public speaking and will need
to register your request with Democratic Services separately.