Covid-19 Coronavirus

Planning Committee meetings

Please be aware that as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic the Department has determined to cancel the next public Meeting of the Planning Committee intended for March 30th.

The Department will review how the future meetings are to be conducted in lieu of the current climate and will update this page and customers as far as able as to future intention

Thank you in anticipation of your co operation

The imminent meetings are currently diarised to be held, usually be on a Monday at 10am, as follows, however may suffer disruption due to the current climate:

  • 30 March - CANCELLED
  • 14 April
  • 27 April
  • 11 May
  • 1 June

Meetings are usually held at:

Ground Floor Committee Room

Murray House

Mount Havelock

Douglas

Isle of Man

IM1 2SF

Please also note that the agenda is available at least two working days prior to the meeting. A copy will be made available online as soon as it's published, alongside the agendas and minutes for last six months (the minutes are published when signed off by members at the committee's subsequent sitting). All are downloadable from our Committee Agenda and Minutes page

If you wish to register to receive an alert each time a planning committee agenda is published (available by email only) please contact planning@gov.im   

For older historic copies of the agendas or minutes, please contact the Directorate on +44 1624 685950, or email: planning@gov.im.

Whilst levels of delegated authority will allow most applications to be determined by the Director, Head of Development Management or Principal Planners certain applications will be directed to the Planning Committee for consideration in its public forum.

Any comment regarding a planning application must have been made in writing, and in good time prior to the public meeting. This allows the Reporting Officer time to consider the content and include the detail in their assessment and the body of their report to the Committee. 

Registering to Speak at Planning Committee

The Department has introduced opportunity for the applicant, Local Authority and those people who have made written representations to register to speak at meetings of the Planning Committee. The procedure for doing so is clarified in the leaflet available in the downloadable documents.

Hard of Hearing facilities 

To assist those with hearing difficulties the meeting room is fitted with a voice amplification and a hearing loop facility. 

The Department has access to a small stock of portable induction loop kits for the public to use at the public meetings. 

If you need to use these facilities please alert and register a need to use such with the Office of Planning and Building Control BEFORE the meeting, telephone +44 1624 685950.

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