Box Parish Council is a statutory consultee on planning
applications within this parish.
These applications are discussed by the Planning Committee
at meetings twice per month.
These are PUBLIC
meetings and anyone with an interest in a planning application is encouraged
The planning system (i.e. procedure that regulates construction, renovation, demolition etc of buildings) is the responsibility of UNITARY Wiltshire Council.
SCHEME OF DELEGATION
|► The large majority of planning applications are decided (refused or given consent) by a trained salaried planning officer employed by Wiltshire Council.
► However, local
division members (i.e. the Wiltshire councillor in whose area the planning application site falls,
can call applications to a Wiltshire County committee. In our case
that is either Cllr. Dr. Brian Mathew & Cllr. Ben Anderson.
In addition, these councillors can be asked to 'call in' the application by
► In order that an application can be 'called in' by the Unitary member, there must be sound planning reasons for doing so.
► This request must be in writing on a proforma citing the relevant planning reasons why the application needs to be 'called in'.
► At the time of writing, there is a time limit of 21 days from
publication of the weekly list to refer an
► Some applications cannot be called-in ; e.g. tree
applications, advertisements or certificate of