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Public participation in Planning Committee

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Dear East Hertfordshire District Council,

Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic and conservation movement is campaigning to put public participation at the heart of the planning system. With this in mind, I am writing to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. Can you confirm how long, in minutes, a community group such as a Civic Society is permitted to speak at your local council’s Planning Committee? (By ‘Planning Committee’ we mean your local authority’s committee of elected members which determines planning applications. It may be known by a different name in your local authority).

2. Is there a limit on the number of registered speakers permitted to speak at your Planning Committee? If yes, please specify the maximum number of speakers allowed.

3. Is there a limit on the total time allowed for registered speakers? If yes, please provide details of the time restriction.

4. Are your Planning Committee procedure rules publicly available online? If yes, please provide the weblink.

Yours faithfully,

Sarah James

eastherts@infreemation.co.uk,

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eastherts@infreemation.co.uk,

Thank you for your request for information, this has now been processed
and the information that we hold is enclosed.

Information relating to the Council's Development Management Committee can
be found using the following link

[1]http://democracy.eastherts.gov.uk/mgComm...

 

Information relating to the public speaking arrangements can be found
using the following
link [2]https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/355...

 

This explain how long people have to speak and what the arrangements are
for when there is more than one speaker. Please note that the speaking
time changes depending on whether the site is strategic or not.

 

 

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1. http://democracy.eastherts.gov.uk/mgComm...
2. https://www.eastherts.gov.uk/article/355...

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