Committee structure

Full Council

North Norfolk District Council holds Full Council Meetings in the evenings. The meetings, held in the Cromer Council Offices are open to the public and start at 6pm. This is a meeting of all 40 councillors.

 

The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please email emma.denny@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Monday before the meeting with a copy of your statement.

 

The Employment & Appeals Committee deals with matters concerning the appointment, discipline and grievances of Chief Officers. It reports direct to Full Council.

 

 

 

Executive (Cabinet)

 

The Cabinet is an executive committee of senior councillors from the ruling group. Cabinet makes decisions on matters across the range of Council activities. It will usually be where preliminary debates about budget and policy matters are had, before going to Full Council. The Cabinet meets monthly on Mondays at 10am.

 

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please email emma.denny@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Thursday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting in person, please notify us as soon as possible so we can ensure compliance with social distancing requirements. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

Committee meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel which can be accessed here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg

 

 

 

 

Scrutiny

The Overview & Scrutiny Committee looks in detail at the Council's efficiency, economy and effectiveness, to ensure the Council continuously improves the work it does. The Scrutiny Committee can also undertake detailed investigations into the way services are provided and managed, and how taxpayers' money is spent.

 

Meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please email matthew.stembrowicz@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Monday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting in person, please notify us as soon as possible so we can ensure compliance with social distancing requirements. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

 

 

Licensing

The Licensing and Appeals Committee consists of 15 elected Members. The 15 Member main Committee is responsible for policy issues regarding licensing. The Council's Licensing Policy is based upon the Licensing Act 2003. The main Committee is sub-divided into 5 Licensing and Appeals Sub-Committees. These Committees will consider licensing applications that are controversial or where members of the public have objected to the granting of a licence.


If you wish to speak at a meeting of the Licensing & Appeals Committee, please email democraticservices@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Thursday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend a meeting in person please notify us as soon as possible so we can ensure compliance with social distancing requirements.  Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

Planning

The Development Committee is responsible for deciding planning and listed building applications, and matters relating to tree, hedgerow and conservation. A total of 14 councillors sit on the Development Committee.

 

Public Speaking: If you wish to speak on applications you must register by 9 am on the Tuesday before the meeting by telephoning Customer Services on 01263 516150 or by emailing customer.service@north-norfolk.gov.uk.  . Please read the information on the procedure for public speaking at Development Committee (link in the right hand column of this webpage).

 

The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

Anyone may take photographs, film or audio-record the proceedings and report on the meeting. You must inform the Chairman if you wish to do so and must not disrupt the meeting. If you are a member of the public and you wish to speak, please be aware that you may be filmed or photographed.

 

Presentations: If you wish to view the Officers’ presentations for the applications being considered by the Committee, please go to the Library (on the side bar of the Committee page) and then ‘presentations’.

 

Audit

The Governance Risk and Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing the Council's governance structure, independently reviewing the council's financial and risk management and for ensuring internal controls are adequate for council services.

 

The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please email matthew.stembrowicz@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Friday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting in person, please notify us as soon as possible so we can ensure compliance with social distancing requirements. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

 

Standards

The Standards Committee exists to ensure that Councillors maintain a high standard of conduct, and to arrange training to help them do so. The Committee will investigate reports of breaches of standards, and take action if necessary.

 

The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

If you wish to speak at this meeting, please email matthew.stembrowicz@north-norfolk.gov.uk by 5pm on the Friday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting in person, please notify us as soon as possible so we can ensure compliance with social distancing requirements. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.