Planning Committee

Monmouth Town Council is a statutory consultee on planning applications which are ultimately decided by Monmouthshire County Council which is the Local Planning Authority. All planning applications can be viewed on their website by using the search facility.

The Planning Committee consists of 9 councillors and meets regularly to consider planning applications received. Meetings are scheduled for Tuesdays and normally start at 6pm and are open to the public. They are normally held in the Council Chamber of the Monmouth Shire Hall although are currently being held remotely via BT Conferencing during the pandemic restrictions.

Members of the committee give due consideration to all applications received for Monmouth taking into account all information available to them. As far as possible, they try to make recommendations to MCC that are in accordance with planning policy which included such matters as:

  • Noise
  • Disturbance
  • Overlooking & loss of privacy
  • Nuisance
  • Shading/ loss of light
  • Over-development or over crowding of the site
  • Adverse visual impact
  • Detrimental effect on the character of the area
  • Design issues such as
  • Bulk/ massing
  • Detailing and materials
  • Over bearing/ out of scale or out of character in terms of appearance
  • Highway issues
The committee is also responsible for other planning related matters such as responding to consultations on planning policies that will impact on the town and influencing developer contributions.

The full list of responsibilities can be viewed in the Scheme of Delegation.

Agendas are issued on the Town Council’s website and in notice boards (when pandemic restrictions allow) with three clear days notice and set out the business to be transacted. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public are welcome to speak at meetings but must make a request in writing at least the working day before the meeting. 

Agendas and Minutes

5 Jan 21

18:00 to 19:00

Agenda

Minutes

Additional Documents

26 Jan 21

18:00 to 19:00

Agenda

Minutes

Additional Documents

9 Feb 21

18:00 to 19:00

Agenda

Minutes

25 May 21

18:00

8 Jun 21

18:00

22 Jun 21

18:00

6 Jul 21

18:00

20 Jul 21

18:00

17 Aug 21

18:00

Committee Members

Jamie Treharne

Jamie Treharne

Welsh Conservative

(Elected May '17)

07456843992

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Rod Smith

Rod Smith

Welsh Conservative

(Elected February '20)

07539851792

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Anthea Dewhurst

Anthea Dewhurst

Liberal Democrat

(Elected May '17)

07762 468903

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Emma Bryn

Emma Bryn

Indy Monmouth, Independent

(Elected April ‘19)

01600 772061

bryn.wyesham@gmail.com

Jane Gunter

Jane Gunter

Independent

(Elected May '17)

01600 715670

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Rachel Jupp

Rachel Jupp

Indy Monmouth, Independent

(Elected November ‘18)

01600 716838 / 07981716721

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Sue White

Sue White

Conservative

(Elected April '18)

01600 712611

suewhite123@icloud.com

Alice Legg

Alice Legg

Labour

(Elected May '17)

01600 712551

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Simon Jones

Simon Jones

Indy Monmouth, Independent

(Elected February '21)

07377558655

simontownward@gmail.com