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Committee details

Community Committee

Purpose of committee

The Council’s scheme of delegation details the full responsibility of the committee, however, a summary of the key functions is provided below.

Allotments and Cemeteries

Animal Welfare and Pest Control

Building Control

Car parking policies

Cleansing services

Coastal management

Community services


Consultation and community profiles

Countryside management

Development management – Article 4 Directions

Diversity and social inclusion

Drainage policies

Emergency planning and business continuity

Environmental protection policy

Environmental and public health

Food safety and occupational health and safety

Heritage assets

Housing policy

Leisure and open spaces


Planning policy

Public footpaths

Public health

Reputation management

Safeguarding services

Street naming and property numbering

Transport and highways

Trees and woodland (other than tree felling licence applications)

Waste management strategy

Youth issues



Contact information

Support officer: Sarah Culwick (01202 795273). Email:

Postal address:
Civic Offices
Bridge Street
BH23 1AZ


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