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Planning Committee

The Planning Committee aims to safeguard the local environment for residents.  Its work includes:

  • Consideration of all local planning applications and submitting comments to Wokingham Borough Council.  Over 150 applications were considered in 2015/16 .

  • Attendance at appeals (informal hearings and public inquiries).

  • Monitoring enforcement issues.

  • Monitoring Tree Preservation Orders.

  • The guidelines used by the Committee in determining applications can be found  here

  • Information on looking into a possible breach of planning control can be found here

  • You can find out more about planning, planning applications and planning policy in Wokingham Borough at

  • The Parish Council has a separate Group which looks at matters relating to the Arborfield Strategic Development Location. For information please contact the Clerk by emailing

The members of the Planning Committee are :Cllr Gordon Veitch (Chair)
Cllr Roger Marshallsay (Vice Chair)
  Cllr Steve Bromley
  Cllr David Cornish
  Cllr Mrs Chris Driver
  Cllr Mrs Nancy Jennings-Frisby
  Cllr Andrew Pearce 
   Cllr Mrs Sheila Yorke
Contact details for all Parish Councillors can be found by clicking here 
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