Planning Committee Members
Cllr Denise Brown - Chair of Ashbourne Town Council Planning Committee
Cllr Bob Pugh - Vice Chair of Ashbourne Town Council Planning Committee
Cllr Caroline Cooper
Cllr Jane Harris
Cllr Sue Hodgson
Cllr Martin Spencer
Cllr Sandra Spencer
Picture of Cllr Sue Moore - awaiting
Picture of Cllr Anthony Bates
Picture of Cllr Edward Bates - awaiting image
Planning Committee Terms of Reference
10 Members on the Committee. Non-Committee members welcome, we also welcome the public to speak in their designated slot. Only Town Council Members to vote. Quorum 5 Members.
Meetings to be chaired by a Town Council Member.
Actively engaging with developers who will work with Ashbourne Town Council in advance of any formal planning application. Committee will invite them to refer to the Neighbourhood Plan.
Maximising the use of the Neighbourhood Plan and preparing reviews of the plan as required by regulation.
Will support local residents affected by development proposals and closely monitor decisions made by Derbyshire Dales District Council.
The Committee will look at the material considerations and also list "non-material" concerns to ensure that the Planning Officer is aware of local issues.
To consider planning applications and to draft comments for submission to Derbyshire Dales District Council. All draft comments must be agreed by Full Council at the next appropriate Council meeting
This Committee meets on the third Monday of the month at 8.00pm. Last Year the Committee looked at over 144 separate planning applications, subsequently sending their recommendations to the Derbyshire Dales District Council for inclusion in their officer's report. Ashbourne Planning Committee is a consultee only, the final decision lies with the District Council