1. In relation to County matters
(with the exception of slurry stores in the areas of these
districts that have accepted delegations from the County Council to
determine these matters) and applications under Regulation 3 of the
Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, to determine
(i) Planning Permission
(ii) Certificates of lawfulness of
existing use or development
(iii) Certificates of lawfulness of
proposed use or development
2. To respond to consultations on
development proposals of strategic importance, by making
recommendations to the Cabinet.
3. In relation to review powers
incorporated in the Environment Act 1995.
(i) The approval of conditions and
updating of old mineral permissions.
(ii) Carrying out a periodic review
of all mineral permissions.
4. Enforcement of planning
To make orders for the modification, suspension, revocation,
discontinuance or prohibition of mineral
Power to enforce or dispense with the duty to replace trees whether
inside Conservation Areas or not and to grant consents under a Tree
Preservation Order, also functions relating to the protection of
Roads and Rights of Way
Making recommendations to the Cabinet on traffic regulation
Making of traffic regulation orders
installation of minor traffic calming measures
(iii) aids to pedestrian
provision for cyclists
8. Legal proceedings and enforcement
action relating to roads and bridges.
9. Power to make New Street
To review the Definitive Map and Statement of Rights of
determine applications to modify the Definitive Map and Statement
of Rights of Way.
12. To consider applications for the creation, diversion and
extinguishment of rights of way including power to create footpaths
13. To promote and protect the rights of the public to use and
14. The functions of the County Council as registration
authority for commons and town and village
Licensing and Registration
Power to issue, amend or replace safety certificates (whether
general or special) for sports grounds,
Power to issue, cancel, amend or replace safety certificates for
regulated stands at sports grounds.
Power to licence the employment of children.
18. To hear and determine appeals
from applicants for or existing holders of "approved premises"
licences in accordance with the Marriage Act 1949 (as
determine applications made under Section 7 of the Explosives Act
1875 (now amended to the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives
Regulation 2005) for the establishment of a factory or
functions of the County Council in relation to
Membership: 10 from
April 2018 (not being members of the Cabinet). Each political group shall also be entitled to one