Town Council Offices

Guildhall Cottage
Church Street
Lyme Regis
Dorset

DT7 3BS

Tel (01297) 445175
Fax (01297) 443773

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Role

Purpose

To ensure the long-term interests of the town as a whole are taken into account in policies and decisions of the town, district and county councils, in so far as planning and highways issues are concerned

i) To make recommendations direct to West Dorset District Council on planning applications.

ii) To develop and manage policies on planning and highways issues, including;

Natural and built environment
Highway maintenance and improvements
Road safety
Lighting strategy
Street environment

Each committee has responsibility for discharging the following functions:

1.    To examine on behalf of the Council various policies, strategies and plans relating to its subject area and to report these to the Full Council;
2.    To undertake reviews or policy development tasks in relation to any matters falling within the remit of the committee or as requested by the Strategy and Policy Committee; and
3.    Community engagement on issues linked to the purpose of this committee