Development Control Committee

Purpose of committee


A live stream of the Committee’s meeting on Thursday 24th September 2020 can be viewed by members of the public, with the live streaming accessed by visiting . Live streaming will commence shortly before the meeting gets under way.


The Development Control Committee deals with the exercise of the Council's powers in relation to:


·  planning and conservation;

·  the Local Development Plan - where it recommends the Plan to the Executive;

·  highways use and regulation;

·  common land and village greens.


There are four plans sub-committees, meeting on a fortnightly basis, which administer the Council's responsibilities as a local planning authority and in relation to building control matters. Some decisions on these issues are delegated to appropriate officers.


Members of the public can speak at Development Control and Plans Sub-Committees on particular applications – one in support and one objecting. Speakers must contact the Democratic Services Team on 020 8313 4745 or 020 8461 7566 before 10am on the working day before the meeting.


Further details are available in Planning Division Information Sheet 1.4.


In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, questions from the public that are not specific to reports on the agenda, must have been received in writing by 5 pm, 10 working days before the date of the meeting.  The deadlines are therefore expected to be:-


Meeting: Thursday 24 September 2020 – Questions by: Thursday 10 September



Meeting: Thursday 19 November 2020 – Questions by: Thursday 5 November 2020


Meeting: Thursday 28 January 2021 – Questions by: Thursday 14 January 2021


Meeting: Thursday 25 March 2021 – Questions by: Thursday 11 March 2021


Meeting: Thursday 27 May 2021 – Questions by: Thursday 13 May 2021


Questions specifically relating to reports on the agenda should be received within two working days of the normal publication date of the agenda.  The deadline is given on each agenda.


At special meetings, only questions relating to reports on the agenda are taken.


During the Covid 19 pandemic only written answers will be provided.



Contact information

Support officer: Lisa Thornley. 020 8461 7566

Postal address:
W86, West Wing
Bromley Civic Centre
Stockwell Close
Bromley, Kent

Phone: 020 8461 7566

Fax: 020 8290 0608



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