Committee details

Planning and Regulatory Committee

Purpose of committee

The Planning & Regulatory Committee considers the following non-executive functions under the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities) (England) Regulations 2000 Act as amended. The Council's Constitution sets out the remit of the Committee in greater detail (within Part 3 – Sections 1 and 2).  Many of these functions, however, are delegated to officers (those not in bold).


·        Planning and Development Control

·        Commons Registration

·        Licensing and Registration Functions

·        Health and Safety (other than that undertaken in the Council's capacity as an employer)

·        Births, Deaths and Marriages

·        Rights of Way & Highways

·        Functions relating to elections

·        Development Plans


You can watch the Planning and Regulatory Committee take place live or archived through our Webcasting facility.


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There is a separate section where you can access action under delegation reports – look under Committees to the left, then under Planning & Regulatory Committees - Action under Delegation.


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Online planning applications register

The planning process

How are applications decided?

How you can get involved

Surrey Code of Best Practice in Planning Procedures- Part 6 (11) 


Contact information

Support officer: Huma Younis or Joss Butler. Email: or Email:

Postal address:
Room 122
County Hall
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames

Phone: 020 8213 2725 / 020 8541 9702