Members: Councillors Bryant, Flynn, Cassidy, McGuinness and Laverack (ex-officio)

The purpose of the Planning Committee is to safeguard the existing built environment; to ensure that proposed developments are appropriate, sustainable, in-character and meet the principles of the Village Design Statement. Chipperfield Village Design Statement 

The Committee usually meets on Tuesday’s at 7.15pm every 3 weeks. See Agenda for details and venue Planning Agenda.Meetings are open to the public and there is an opportunity for members of the public to express their views in support or in opposition to a development application or other issue that appears on the Agenda. Such contributions are time limited at the discretion of the Chair to 3 or 5 mins. Should multiple residents wish to comment we ask that a spokesperson speaks on behalf of the group.

The main matters the committee handles on behalf of the Parish Council are:

  • Planning applications – (Our comments on all those affecting Chipperfield are submitted to the Borough Council)
  • Parish boundary
  • Conservation area
  • Planning policy
  • Listed buildings
  • Enforcement
  • Advertising signs

Planning applications can be searched and studied online via the Dacorum Borough Council website. Search can be by Application reference no, but, if not known, by street address. https://planning.dacorum.gov.uk/publicaccess/