Monmouth Town Council is a statutory consultee on planning applications which are ultimately decided by Monmouthshire County Council which is the Local Planning Authority. All planning applications can be viewed on their website.
The Planning Committee consists of 9 councillors and meets regularly to consider planning applications received. Meetings are currently scheduled for Tuesdays, normally start at 6pm and are open to the public. Meetings are held in the Council Chamber of the Monmouth Shire Hall.
Members of the committee give due consideration to all applications received for Monmouth taking into account all information available to them. As far as possible, they try to make recommendations to MCC that are in accordance with planning policy which included such matters as:
The committee is also responsible for other planning related matters such as responding to consultations on planning policies that will impact on the town and influencing developer contributions.
The full list of responsibilities can be viewed in
the Scheme of
Agendas are issued on the Town Council’s website and on notice boards (when pandemic restrictions allow) with three clear days’ notice and set out the business to be transacted. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public are welcome to speak at meetings but must make a request in writing at least the working day before the meeting.
Phone: 01600 732722
Web site: www.monmouth.gov.uk