Permission to speak at Planning Committee meetings

A short leaflet explaining the procedure to obtain permission to speak at a Planning Committee meeting regarding a planning application.

Due to Government social distancing requirements of Covid-19, public meetings cannot take place in the normal way and therefore arrangements have been put in place to hold meetings remotely. Participants of the meeting will be provided with invitation links using Microsoft Teams and the public will be able to view the meeting live by clicking on the YouTube link which you will find on the front page of the meeting agenda. For advice on if you are able to participate in a public meeting please contact the Member Services Team on

The first meeting of the Planning Committee scheduled to take place remotely is on the 4th November  2020 at 3:30

To speak at Planning Committee you either need to complete the form below and send it to , or the online Have your say, deciding planning applications form. which will be sent automatically.

This needs to be done least 3 days before the date of the meeting (excluding weekends)  to enable remote access arrangements to be made for you. You must provide email and telephone numbers of the person requesting to speak.


To see more about how we record and store your information please see the Council’s privacy notice.


Permission to speak at Planning Committee meetings (Have your say form with form fields 29 05 18). Please note we must receive requests at least 3 working days prior to the meeting)Download