City and county council committees

This article was published in 2020, in Magazine 147.

We encourage campaign members to attend council meetings to find out more about local developments and speak up on behalf of active travel.

Planning Committee and Area Committee meetings often include cycling and walking issues. Development Control Forum and Joint Development Control Committee meetings determine planning applications relating to major housing development proposals.

You can usually find agendas online about a week in advance at and (county council). Please check the website in case meetings have been cancelled, or times or venues changed.

During the coronavirus pandemic, meetings have been moved online. Check the above websites for details of how to view or participate in meetings.

The summer meetings for the East, North, South and West/Central Area Committees have been cancelled.

Development Control Forum

17 June, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September (to be confirmed).

Joint Development Control Committee – Cambridge Fringes

24 June, 15 July, 19 August and 16 September at 10.30am.

Greater Cambridge Partnership Executive Board

1 October at 4pm.

Greater Cambridge Partnership Joint Assembly

10 September at 2pm.

Planning Committee

17 June, 1 July, 5 August, 2 September at 10am.