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Meets each month to view and consider Planning Applications in the area.  The Councillors can make comments to applications drawing on their experience to best represent the parish’s interests in an objective manner.

Environmental issues are discussed as well as Enforcements which apply when planning permission has not been sought. The Councillors also comment on licensing applications and on applications to fell or prune trees which have tree preservation orders.

Other responsibilities include rural housing, street lights, public rights of way, highways and public transport.

Each Committee has its own Terms of Reference – which are agreed annually by Council.

Members of the public are invited to attend committee and full council meetings.

Please consult the Agenda for the meeting that you plan to attend to confirm its location and start time.

Committee Meetings take place in the Pavilion beside Shedfield Recreation Ground in Upper Church Road.

Minutes and agendas for the Planning meetings can be found on the 'Meetings' page.

N.B. All agendas and minutes are in the Adobe Portable Document Format and you will need to have the reader, which is available free of charge here, installed on your computer.

N.B. - The Parish Council can not determine a planning application, this is carried out by District Councillors or sometimes by District Officers with delegated powers.

However, the Parish Council is invited to comment on applications within their  boundary and their local knowledge can sway a decision.

Please contact the Clerk if you have any comments about an open planning application.

Winchester Planning Portal