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Eastern Area Planning Committee

This page lists the meetings for Eastern Area Planning Committee.


Information about Eastern Area Planning Committee

Within their respective geographical areas, each Area Planning Committee determines any application and /or any enforcement issue relating to town & country planning, rights of way and highway matters. The committee considers all planning applications which fall outside the remit of the Strategic Planning Committee and are not delegated to officers for determination.


For information about public speaking, filming and how to get involved in committees, please see this page. In particular please read the Guidance for speaking at Planning Committee - August 2022.pdf (

for more information on addressing the committee regarding a planning, rights of way or highway matter.



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