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Planning & Development

The Town Council is a statutory consultee on all ELDC planning applications relating to Horncastle and ELDC has devolved some powers which allow us to make decisions on small householder applications, advertisements and some change of use applications.

The Planning and Development Committee has delegated powers to consider these planning applications, tree works, and street naming applications on behalf of the Town Council and provide a response to ELDC. The committee also has delegated powers to make decisions on those applications which ELDC present to Horncastle Town Council for decision.


Chairman: Brian Burbidge

Vice Chairman: Richard Barker

Councillors: Angela Birchall, Dominic Hinkins and Alan Lockwood.


Meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 6.00pm at Stanhope Hall.

Code of Good Practice

Speakers Rights

Terms of Reference

Neighbourhood Development Plan

Below are links to copies of recent agendas and minutes for the Planning and Development Committee meetings. Older documents can be found by clicking on the ‘all posts’ link at the bottom of the page

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