Next Planning Committee

The next Planning Committee will take place on Tuesday 3rd August at 7pm. This will be an in-person meeting and will be held in the Queen's Hall, Newtownards.

The Schedule will be published on Wed 21st July below. The deadline for the submission of speaking rights closed at 5pm on Tuesday 27th July.

If you would like to attend the meeting, but do not wish to speak, please contact the Planning Office by 1pm on Monday 2nd Aug as numbers will be limited due to the application of social distancing restrictions within the Queen's Hall. The contact number is 9182 4006 -- 9am to 3pm.

The protocol for the operation of virtual Planning Committee meetings (revised November 2020) is available to view at the link BELOW. 

Following each meeting, the recording and minutes of the meetings will be available on the Minutes page of the Council website within the usual timeframe.

The next Planning Committee will take place on Tuesday 3rd August at 7pm. This will be an in-person meeting and will be held in the Queen's Hall, Newtownards.

The Schedule will be published on Wed 21st July below. The deadline for the submission of speaking rights closed at 5pm on Tuesday 27th July.

If you would like to attend the meeting, but do not wish to speak, please contact the Planning Office by 1pm on Monday 2nd Aug as numbers will be limited due to the application of social distancing restrictions within the Queen's Hall. The contact number is 9182 4006 -- 9am to 3pm.

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From the December 2018 Committee onward  speaking rights will be limited to a total of 5 minutes for and 5 minutes against, regardless of the number of speakers.

To read how to request speaking rights, go to "Public speaking at Planning Committee meetings" page.
Public speaking at Planning Committee meetings

From March 2019 audio recordings of each month’s Planning Committee meeting will be made by the Council, with the exception of items discussed ‘In Committee’.

These audio recordings will be posted on the Council’s webpages after the minutes of the meeting have been ratified at full Council. 

You should listen to both recordings, as Items heard at Planning Committee which relate to matters for which the Planning Committee does not have delegated
powers are subject to ratification by the full Council.

 All comments made by speakers appearing before the Committee, whether elected representatives, planning agents or members of the public, will be included within the recording.

The current membership of the Planning Committee, which was reconstituted in June 2020, is available to view by clicking on the attachment at the foot of the page.

 

Download the guidance leaflet BELOW explaining the protocol (Revised November 2020) that the Planning Committee follows when considering planning applications in Ards and North Down.