Planning Delegation Procedures

The Council's arrangements allow all applications to be determined via the delegation arrangements


1) Decisions on proposals that, in the opinion of the Chief Executive or the Chairman of the Planning Board, are of significant public interest and/or would have a major impact on the environment, or should otherwise be reported to members;

2) Any application by the Borough Council or submitted by the applicants on behalf of the Council, or on Council owned land;

3) Any application by a current member or officer of the Borough Council;

4) All applications where the local member of the Borough Council has, within 28 days of the start of the notification period, made a request in writing to the Chief Executive that the application is referred to the Planning Board. If a local member is unable to act, another member nominated by them or by the Chairman of the Planning Board, may act in their place;

5) The approval of 'Development and Design Briefs' in advance of development proposals.

Contact Details
Rate This Page

Thank you for rating our page as .

Your feedback is very important as it enables us to continually improve our site to meet your needs.

Please give a brief explanation of why you considered this page to be  and click on the submit button below to confirm your rating.

+ Additional Contact details (optional)

If you have a general comment or complaint about the Council's services, please visit our comments or complaints page.
rate page as good  rate page as average  rate page as poor 

Do you need further information?

If for some reason you are unable to find the information which you require on our website, you can contact us by the following methods.

address logoDevelopment Management: Town Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3BT
address logo01773 841571 *Calls are recorded for quality and training purposes
address logoComplete our online enquiry form
address logoText the word COUNCIL followed by your message to 60060 *Standard network rates apply
This site uses simple text files called 'cookies' to collect statistics about the number of people using the website, but they don't tell us who you are. Cookies help us keep the site relevant and up-to-date. By continuing to browse the site you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more