Thatcham Town Council

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Planning & Highways Committee

The agendas and minutes can be found at the bottom of the page.

The Town Council has the opportunity to comment on all Planning applications within the parish of Thatcham prior to their being considered by the West Berkshire District Council Planning Committee, where the final decisions on permission are made.

Terms of Reference:

  • To exercise the functions of the Council in respect of planning matters, referring any particular issues to Council or another Committee for comments and recommendations as the Planning and Highways Committee deems appropriate.
  • To consider all planning related applications, orders and notices within the Parish and to make representations to the appropriate authority.
  • Encourage potential developers of major sites ( i.e. more than 10 units) to proactively engage with Thatcham Town Council at the earliest opportunity to ensure that any schemes put forward to the Local Planning Authority are appropriate for Thatcham.
  • To identify and make representations to the relevant authorities in respect of enforcement action or any matters considered to be breaches of planning regulations.
  • To engage with West Berkshire Council to ensure s106 Developers’ Contributions and Community Infrastructure Levy funds for Thatcham are allocated to meet the needs of the town.
  • To develop and monitor Supplementary Planning Guidance documents for adoption by West Berkshire District Council as material considerations.
  • To actively promote and engage the local community in local Planning matters.
  • To respond to, and take part in, any discussion with regard to Planning Policy documents, Local Plans, the Core Strategy, the Local Development Framework, and other such documents from West Berkshire District Council.
  • To consider all Traffic Management/Road Safety issues in Thatcham referring any particular matters to Council or another Committee for comments and recommendations as the Planning and Highways Committee A as deemed appropriate.
  • To consider requests for grit bins and agree expenditure within a predetermined budget agreed by the Council.
  • To consider and respond to consultation documents when the appropriate scheduled Committee is not within the given timeframe to meet the deadline.

Upcoming meetings and events

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 23rd Oct 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 13th Nov 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 4th Dec 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 18th Dec 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 8th Jan 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 29th Jan 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Members

Mr Dan Carter

Dan Carter  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 07776 221 213

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Declaration

Chairman

Mr Richard Crumly

Richard Crumly  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

T: 01635 867 283

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Declaration

Vice Chairman

Mr Steve Ardagh-Walter

Steve Ardagh-Walter  
Thatcham West
Conservative

T: 07790 932 545

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Declaration

Member

Mr John Chelliah

John Chelliah  
Thatcham West
Conservative

T: 01635 871 430

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Declaration

Member

Mr Mike Cole

Mike Cole  
Thatcham North
Liberal Democrats

T: 01635 869 893

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Declaration

Member

Mrs Jan Cover

Jan Cover  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

T: 07880 753 904

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Declaration

Member

Mr Rob Denton-Powell

Rob Denton-Powell  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 07951 043 442

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Declaration

Member

Mrs Sheila Ellison

Sheila Ellison  
Thatcham North
Conservative

T: 07584 373 417

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Declaration

Member

Mrs Julie Goode

Julie Goode  
Thatcham South and Crookham
Conservative

T: 0118 971 3156

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Declaration

Member

Mr David Lister

David Lister  
Thatcham West
Liberal Democrats

T: 01635 862259

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Declaration

Member

Past meetings and events

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 2nd Oct 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 18th Sep 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 28th Aug 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 7th Aug 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 17th Jul 2018
All Day

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 26th Jun 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 5th Jun 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highway Committee
Monday, 21st May 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning & Highway Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 15th May 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 24th Apr 2018
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 3rd Apr 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 13th Mar 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

 

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