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Public participation Sessions of 15 minutes are held prior to the start of each public meeting.  

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For Full Town Council meetings, items which fall within the scope of the Council's activities may be raised by Bideford Residents.  Participants will be asked to read the Bideford Town Council Code of Conduct (or available at the meeting), and to complete a pro-forma stating their name and address and item to be raised.

The protocol on the filming and recording of Council and Committee Meetings can be viewed here



Table showing the Timetable of meetings for 2024 2025

Agenda - Planning Committee - 17 July 2024

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Council Chamber of the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 17 July 2024 at 6.30 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photography/report public meetings.

Paul Swan
Town Clerk


1. To receive apologies and reasons for absence.

2. To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.

3. Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.

4. To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday 26 June 2024 as a true record.

5. To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.

6. To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals.


Councillors: Ms R Clarke (Town Mayor), Bines (Chairman), Gordon, Mrs L Hellyer, S Inch, McKenzie, Taylor

Date of Next Meeting: 7 August 2024



a.         Application No:  1/0540/2024/ADV.  Erection of a non-illuminated static hoarding.  Land At Grid Reference 243002 126516, Abbotsham Road, Bideford, Devon.  Applicant: Mr J Artingstall, Bloor Homes, Horizon House, Guardian Road, Exeter EX1 3PD .  Agent:  None supplied.  (Date received:  (21 June 2024).    To see the documents online, please click on the link

b.         Application No:  1/0467/2024/FUL.  Erection of a new garage (Amended Red Edge).  41 Thornton Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3ND.  Applicant: Mr D Crouch (same address).  Agent: Mr P Wilson, Monkleigh.  (Date received: (5 July 2024).  To see the documents online, please click the link


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