Information about the role of the committee, which councillors sit it, who chairs the committee, when are the meetings, are they open to the public, can public speak at the committees, what decisions are made, how and when can you view the agenda and minutes and which areas does it cover.
The role of the Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee is to determine planning applications and related planning matters for areas in the east of the East Riding.
The Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee also has delegated functions to alter names of and object to proposed names of streets, make orders and agreements in relation to public rights of way and can authorise the making of applications to the Magistrates' Court for the diversion or stopping of highways.
The sub-committee's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.
Eastern Area Planning deals with planning and associated matters within the following wards:
The following document contains a map of the areas covered by Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee:
Eastern and Western Planning areas (pdf 689kb opens in new window)
Meetings are chaired by Councillor Pearson.
Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee meetings:
Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.
Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.
Yes but only if they have registered to speak on an application prior to the meeting taking place. However, members of the public are not permitted to ask questions at these meetings.
For further details on registering to speak, please look at the Speaking at a planning committee meetingpage.
The Sub-Committee can make the following decisions:
Approve - this means that the application can go ahead.
Refuse - this means that the application cannot go ahead.
Defer - either for Members to carry out a site visit before making a decision, or for Members to request more information from other parties before the application is brought back to be considered by the Sub-Committee.
Defer and delegate approval or refusal - this means that the Sub-Committee gives authority to the Director to approve or refuse an application subject to the provisos in the report without the need for the application to be reconsidered by the Sub-Committee.
Refer to the Planning Committee - this means that the Sub-Committee has voted to approve an application which is contrary to the Council's planning policies and therefore has to be referred to the Planning Committee for determination.
Agendas and reports are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant agenda below.
Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available.
Minutes are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant minute below.
Please note: agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the Senior Committee Manager, Jon Whyley:
Telephone: (01482) 393207
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Democratic Services County Hall Beverley HU17 9BA
Please note: there may be a charge for copying any information.