Planning and Licensing


The purpose of the Planning and Licensing Committee is to consider Planning and Licensing Applications that have been submitted to the local Planning adnd Licensing Authorities, i.e. Arun District Council and West Sussex County Council. The committee has the authority to respond to Planning and Licensing Applications on behalf of the whole council. Prior to 3rd August 2015, the committee was known as the Planning Committee and did not deal with Licensing Applications. 

Meetings are held when necessary at the East Preston Infant School, Lashmar Road, East Preston.



The 2018/19 membership of the committee is Cllrs Bowman, Mathias (Chairman), Moore, Wilkinson and one vacancy. As Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council respectively, Cllrs Toney and Linton are entitled to attend and vote at committee meetings.


Cllr Mathias was elected Chairman of the committee and Cllr Linton was elected Vice-Chairman of the committee; both were unopposed.

Planning & Licensing Committee Terms of Reference, Adopted 12th October 2015 

Date Agenda Minutes
30th December 2019
9th December 2019
25th November 2019
11th November 2019
28th October 2019
14th October 2019
23rd September 2019
9th September 2019
27th August 2019
12th August 2019
22nd July 2019
8th July 2019
24th June 2019
10th June 2019
20th May 2019
7th May 2019
23rd April 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-04-23 [pdf] 170Kb
8th April 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-04-08 [pdf] 170Kb
25th March 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-03-25 [pdf] 170Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-03-25 [pdf] 258Kb
11th March 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-03-11 [pdf] 162Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-03-11 [pdf] 196Kb
25th February 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-02-25 [pdf] 170Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-02-25 [pdf] 255Kb
11th February 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-02-11 [pdf] 172Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-02-11 [pdf] 262Kb
4th February 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-02-04 [pdf] 52Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-02-04 [pdf] 154Kb
28th January 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-01-28 [pdf] 173Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-01-28 - final [pdf] 344Kb
14th January 2019 Plan Licence Agenda - 2019-01-14 [pdf] 210Kb Plan Licence Minutes - 2019-01-14 [pdf] 181Kb