Site Inspections by the Committee can be
helpful in reaching a decision on issues where site circumstances
are clearly fundamental to the decision.
The criteria for holding site inspections
the character or appearance of the
development itself is a fundamental planning consideration;
a judgement is required on visual impact; and
setting and surroundings are fundamental to the determination or to
the conditions being considered, and cannot reasonably be made
without visiting the site in question.
Further information on the conduct of Site
visits is set out in the Planning Code whish forms part of the
Council’s Constitution, available elsewhere on the