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.

 

Please note that meetings are currently held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. 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. If you wish to attend the meeting to make your statement via video-link, an email invitation will be sent to you. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Please note that Cabinet meetings are currently  held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. 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 Thursday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting to make your statement via video-link, an email invitation will be sent to you. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.

 

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.

 

Please note that committee meetings are currently held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. 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 Monday before the meeting with a copy of your statement. If you wish to attend the meeting to make your statement via video-link, an email invitation will be sent to you. 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.

 

Please note that committee meetings are currently held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

Meeting dates are subject to change so please check the website for details of dates.

 

Meetings of the Licensing and Appeals Sub-Committees will be held remotely to allow the processing of licensing applications and reviews to continue.

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.

 

Please note that due to the Covid-19 restrictions, meetings of Development Committee will be held remotely via Zoom video conferencing.  Meetings will be live streamed on the Council’s YouTube e-Democracy channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg

 

Public speaking:  If you wish to speak on a planning application on the agenda, please email DemocraticServices@north-norfolk.gov.uk no later than 5.00 pm on the Tuesday before the meeting and include a copy of your statement.  You will have the opportunity to make your statement by video link but in the event that this is not possible, or if you would prefer, your statement will be read out by an officer.

 

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.

 

Please note that committee meetings are currently held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. The meetings are live-streamed on the Council’s e-democracy YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsShJeAVZMS0kSWcz-WyEzg/

 

Please note that meeting dates are subject to change. Please check the website for details.

 

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 to make your statement via video-link, an email invitation will be sent to you. 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.

 

Please note that committee meetings are currently held remotely due to Covid 19 restrictions. 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 to make your statement via video-link, an email invitation will be sent to you. Alternatively, the Chairman can read out your statement.