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 'delegated authority'. This is explained in the council's Constitution. Approximately 15 per cent of applications are referred to and decided by the Planning Committee. The committee is open to members of the public.
Speaking at Planning Committee meetings
Find out how to have your say on planning applications on our Have your say at council meetings page.