The purpose of the site visit is to enable Members to view an application in the local context.
In addition to the Council's officers and its advisors (eg County Engineer), those who are entitled to attend and take part are:
Read the Site Inspection Protocol for more information.
*Persons above constitute the Site Inspection Group
From September 2013 all major applications to be determined by the Development Management Committee are now the subject of a Full Committee site inspection. These site applications are fact-finding visits and a recommendation back to the Development Management Committee does not tend to be made. However, the application is presented in full at the next Development Management Committee for discussion and debate, following which a decision will be made.