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These meetings involve applications that have been referred to a Ward Councillor Committee Meeting. They allow applicants/owners, correspondents, Councillors and Council Officers to meet and discuss a Development Application, with the benefit of the officer’s assessment report, before a decision is made by the Ward Councillors. These meetings are normally held on site.
At the meeting Councillors may:
Decisions can only be made by the Committee if the decision of the Councillors attending is a quorum of Ward Councillors, and it is either a unanimous decision that is consistent with the officer’s report or a unanimous decision with the concurrence of the officer when the decision is inconsistent with the report. If the officer does not concur, the matter is forwarded to the Environmental Services Director, who either concurs with the Ward Councillors recommendation and the application is determined according to that decision or, if the Director does not concur, reports the matter to a Council Meeting.
If applications referred to the Ward Councillors Committee cannot be determined in this way, then the application goes to a Council Meeting.
These reports are the development applications (DAs) referred to the Ward Councillor Committees:
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