Planning Committee

The Planning Committee consists of 17 councillors, who deal with applications for planning permission in the Vale of Glamorgan, including most mineral and waste facilities.


The Committee meets every month, other than August, at the Civic Offices in Barry. Meetings usually start at 4.00pm.


The public are entitled to attend meetings of the Planning Committee to hear proceedings.


Representation can be made in writing or directly to any Councillor before the meeting, but there is also a provision for public speaking at the meeting.  


A list of Councillors currently sitting on the Planning Committee can be viewed above or inspected at the Dock Offices. 


Meetings of the Planning Committee are webcast. 

Please note: The webcasting page is only live during committee meetings.


Planning Committee Webcasting


Archived webcasts

Register to Speak

When the Planning Committee considers an application for new development, there is a provision for public speaking at that Committee meeting.


Public Participation at Council Meetings


Register to Speak at Planning Committee


Committee Reports and Associated Documents

Where an application is to be considered by the Planning Committee, a written report is produced which is available for inspection by the public (unless it is confidential). The Committee reports are made available four working days before the date of the meeting. Late representations may be received after the report is written.


01 November

Report 01.11.2017   Matters Arising 01.11.2017 

05 October

Report 05.10.2017   Matters Arising

07 September

Report 07.09.2017 Chairman's Urgent Item Matters Arising

27 July

Report 27.07.2017   Matters Arising

06 July 

Report 06.07.2017 Chairman's Urgent Item Late Representations

15 June 

Report 15.06.2017   Late Representations

27 April 

Report - 27.04.2017   Late Representations

30 March 

Report - 30.03.2017   Late Representations

02 March 

Report - 02.03.2017   Late Representations
02 February  Report - 02.02.2017   Late Representations
05 January  Report - 05.01.2017   Late Representations


Archived committee reports are available for inspection at the Scrutiny and Committee Services Section at the Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry.


Previous Committee Meetings


Commenting on planning applications which are to be reported to Committee.

When comments are submitted in relation to planning applications that are being reported to Planning Committee, outside of the statutory consultation period of 21 days, it should be noted that those comments may be received too late to be included within the formal committee report. This is because reports are usually prepared some two weeks before the actual Planning Committee Meeting.


In order to ensure that members of the public and other organisations/bodies with an interest in a particular application are not placed at a disadvantage, the Authority will accept and report observations received up until 12.00pm on the day before Committee. These comments are circulated in the form of a late report to Committee members on the evening before Committee by Email and are presented in hard copy form at the actual meeting.

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