Row of cottages in Askham copyright Mr Hills

Development Control Committee

Our Development Control Committee meets each month to consider planning applications, enforcement issues and other matters relating to the Town and Country Planning Acts.

You can find out how this Committee is involved in the planning process in our Planning advice for town and parish councils page.

Development Control Committee Meeting dates:

Hints and tips

Agendas will be available approximately one week before the meeting.

Minutes are listed under the meeting date where they are presented to committee members. So for example minutes for a January meeting will appear in the associated papers for the February meeting.

You can download agendas and minutes from this website. Or you can visit our Kendal headquarters to inspect and take extracts from current and previous agendas and minutes. Contact us has details of our Kendal location.

Have your say in person

For details about how to attend and speak at Committee meetings, please read Public speaking at Committee meetings (Word document)

Scheme of Delegation

Want to know how matters are dealt with and what goes to committee? Read our Scheme of Delegation (PDF).

Archive papers

The following years are available online:

For previous papers, please email or call 01539 724555 with the name of the committee and approximate date.

The only exception are those items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.