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Planning Committee

The committee normally meets once in each month on a Wednesday at 2 pm in the council offices at London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4ER.

The majority of planning applications are decided by the Assistant Director of Planning and Building Control under pdf icon delegated powers [97kb]. Approximately 15 per cent of applications are referred to and decided by the Planning Committee. The committee is open to members of the public.

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Past meeting documents

To view agendas, schedules, reports and minutes of past meetings use the 'Search Committee System' option below. Minutes of meetings are available to view dating back to 1991/1992. Agendas, reports and schedules from 2002/2003 onwards are available to view online.

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Speaking at Planning Committee meetings

Find out how to have your say on planning applications on our Meetings and the Public page.


Contact Planning

If you need further guidance on applying for planning permission, please see our planning advice page.