Serving the people of Berkhamsted

Town Planning

The Town Planning Committee consists of 7 Councillors who meet once every three weeks and make recommendations with regard to all planning applications submitted within the parish of Berkhamsted. The meetings are open to the public and are advertised on Town Council notice boards and on the web site.

The committees aims are:

  • To receive and comment upon planning applications referred to it by Dacorum Borough Council (DBC) and any other authority.
  • To receive and comment upon matters relating to any other planning issues including Local Development Framework and Local Plans.
  • To respond to requests for street naming in accordance with the agency agreement with DBC.
  • At the discretion of the committee, any major application shall be referred to full council.
  • Where the committee objects to a planning application and such application is brought to DBC'S Development Management Committee for determination, the committee chair, vice chair or a delegated member will attend the meeting to speak on behalf of the council.

Members of the public attending the meetings can address the committee and raise any objections or comments of support they might have in respect of applications of interest.

Terms of Reference


You can find all minutes from this committee in our documents section.

Last updated: Wed, 22 Feb 2023 12:10