At the meeting of Council on
14 April 2015, Members approved to change the name of the
Development Control Committee to the Planning Committee.
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The consideration of and decision upon applications
and the exercise of powers under:
The Town and Country Planning Acts
The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation
Areas) Act 1990
The Building Act 1984
Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990
The Leicestershire Act 1985
The determination of applications under Section 64,
Town and Country Planning Act, 1990 (power to determine whether
planning permission is required).
The Council's functions under Sections 198 and 201
of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990, in relation to tree
The granting of certificates under Section 17, Land
Compensation Act, 1961, (certificate of appropriate alternative
The granting of certificates of lawful use or
development under Section 191 and 192 of the Town and Country
Planning Act, 1990 (as amended).
The determination of applications under Sections 10
and 74 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas)
Act, 1990, for alteration or demolition of a listed building and
the exercise of powers to execute urgent works, and conservation
area consent and related powers, and the issue of building
preservation notices under Section 3 of that Act.
The making of Directions under Article 4 of the Town
and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order, 1995
and any subsequent amendment thereof.
Power to comment upon consultations on development
in adjoining Districts.
Attendance at Conferences and Seminars and other
Enforcement procedure for contraventions of the Town
and Country Planning Acts, including legal proceedings.
Service of Untidy Land Notices under Section 215 of
the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
The service of Contravention Notices for failure to
comply with Building Regulations.
The naming of streets after consultation with the
appropriate Town/Parish Council.
The numbering or renumbering of
Authority to seek and accept tenders.
To deal with matters affecting Goods Vehicle
The approval or rejection of plans relating to
Building Regulations submitted under the provisions of the Local
Authority National Type Approval Confederation Scheme.
Prosecutions in connection with offences under any
powers delegated to the Committee.