Committee details

City Plans Panel

Purpose of committee

City Plans Panel is authorised to discharge or delegate all Council (non-executive) functions relating to the Town and Country Planning and Development Management in respect of the following types of applications:


  proposals within the City Centre;


  proposals that (in the opinion of the Chief Planning Officer) are:-


o  of major strategic significance;


o   non residential schemes involving proposed floor space of 10,000 square metres (gross) or more and residential schemes of 300 or more dwellings which should be considered within a wider strategic context;


o   proposals that are eligible for significant , time limited public funds (including PFI schemes);


o   proposals that are contrary to adopted policy which are being brought forward for approval and could have significant strategic implications for other proposals in the city; or


o   proposals for significant and strategic infrastructure provision



Contact information

Support officer: Andy Booth, 0113 3788665. Email: