Dear Lichfield 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.

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

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Mason
Finance and Administration Officer
Civic Voice

Generic - FOI, Lichfield District Council

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within 20 working days.

 

Kind regards,

 

Freedom of Information

Lichfield District Council

 

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Hooper, Mark, Lichfield District Council

Dear Sophie

 

Further to your recent freedom of information enquiry, please find the
information requested highlighted in blue below.

 

If you require any further information don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

Kind regards

 

Mark Hooper

Democratic & Legal Officer

Lichfield District Council

T: 01543 308064

 

 

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