The Planning Committee determines all planning applications not included within the delegation to the appointed officer. The Planning Committee also determines application for works licences not included within the delegation to officers.
The Scheme of Administration, which sets out the referred and delegated functions of the Council and its Committees and Sub-committees, is available from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page. The Scheme of Administration also contains the procedure adopted at meetings of the Planning Committee, together with information on site visits undertaken by the Planning Committee.
Details of the Planning Committee meetings can be accessed by year through the links in this section.
The Planning Committee membership is made up of twelve members of Orkney Islands Council, comprising two representatives from each of the six electoral wards Committee.
Committee Membership details are available from the 'Related Downloads' section of this page.