The Cheviot Hills, Northumberland National Park\n© Simon Fraser

Development Management Committee

From April 1, 2012, the membership of the Development Management Committee is made up of all of the Authority Members. 

Cllr Sue Bolam was elected Chairman of the Committee at the Annual Meeting on July 17, 2013 until the next Annual Meeting of the Authority.  

It is anticipated the next meeting of the Development Management Committee (DMC) will be held on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 at National Park Headquarters, Eastburn, Hexham time to be confirmed.  

The meeting scheduled for Wednesday 16 April 2014 has been cancelled. 

Development Management Committee meetings will be open to members of the public. The agenda and reports will be made available prior to the meeting. Papers from previous meetings are also available.

Members of the public are welcome to attend all meetings of the Development Management Committee. Items under Part 1 of an agenda are taken in public. Where there are items under Part 2 of the agenda which contain exempt information under Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public will be excluded from that part of the meeting.

Schedule 12A Local Government Act 1972: Access to Information - Exempt Information (pdf format, 50kb)

Opportunities for members of the public to address the Development Management Committee with regard to planning applications which are being considered are available at all Development Management Committee meetings.  For further details please consult the Public Speaking Scheme Guidance document.

Previous Meetings
19 March 2014 - cancelled
19 February 2014 - cancelled
15 January 2014

11 December 2013

16 October 2013

11 September 2013

17 July 2013

15 May 2013

17 April 2013

20 March 2013

20 February 2013

23 January 2013

See Development Management Committee Papers 2012 for earlier papers.

Before July 2007 Development Control matters were raised at either the Full Authority meetings or at meetings of the Planning and Urgent Business Committee.  Archive copies of reports are available on the website or can be viewed at the National Park Headquarters, Eastburn. 

For more information please contact ...

Corporate Support Officer

Telephone: 01434 605555
Fax: 01434 611675

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