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 and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 3rd Sep 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 24th Sep 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 15th Oct 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 5th Nov 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 26th Nov 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 17th Dec 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Members

Councillor John  Boyd
Member

John Boyd  
Thatcham Colthrop & Crookham
Liberal Democrats

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Councillor Lourdes Cottam
Member

Lourdes Cottam  
Thatcham North East
Liberal Democrats

T: 01635 871 733

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Councillor Ellen Crumly
Member

Ellen Crumly  
Thatcham Central
Conservative

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Councillor Paul  Field
Member

Paul Field  
Thatcham Central
Green Party

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Councillor Richard  Foster
Member

Richard Foster  
Thatcham Colthrop & Crookham
Liberal Democrats

T: 07803 203 292

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Councillor Mark  Lillycrop
Member

Mark Lillycrop  
Thatcham West
Liberal Democrats

T: 07717 858 284

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Councillor  David   Lister
Member

David Lister  
Thatcham West
Liberal Democrats

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Councillor Simon  Pike
Member

Simon Pike  
Thatcham West
Liberal Democrats

T: 07787 154 070

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Councillor Jennifer Walker
Member

Jennifer Walker  
Thatcham Central
Liberal Democrats

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Past meetings and events

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 13th Aug 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 23rd Jul 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 2nd Jul 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 11th Jun 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning and Highways Committee
Tuesday, 21st May 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning and Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 23rd Apr 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 2nd Apr 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 12th Mar 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Planning & Highways Committee

Planning & Highways Committee
Tuesday, 19th Feb 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

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

Planning & Highways Committee

 

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Monday, 19th Aug 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Monday, 9th Sep 2019 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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