Committee details

Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

The Planning Committee (previously known as the Development Control Board)makes decisions on larger planning applications or ones that may have a significant impact on the local community.


The Planning Committee is open to the public. Meetings are usually held every four weeks at Barking Town Hall, starting at 7pm.  You can check past and future meeting details at Planning Committee Meetings


If you have an interest in any particular planning application and wish to address the Committee, you can register to speak via our online form at  Alternatively, you can send an email to


Contact information

Support officer: John Dawe, Senior Governance Officer.

Postal address:
Ground Floor
Town Hall
1 Town Sqaure
IG11 7LU

Phone: 020 8227 2135