Planning Applications

Berkswell Parish Council takes planning issues very seriously as they shape the future of the community. In order to devote more time to the planning applications, it was decided in 2010 to hold separate regular meetings, usually monthly, of the Planning Committee to discuss new planning applications.


Having looked at the statements and plans and listened to public comments (for or against) the Committee consider the affect upon the Parish. In this respect the Parish Council encourage members of the public to attend the meetings of the Planning Committee to have their say and listen to the deliberations of the committee.

However, if you are not able to attend but would like to make a comment then you can contact the clerk, Mr Richard Wilson on 07801 042623 or at clerk [at]

The Committee's findings, classified as "observations", are formally passed to the Borough Council's Planning Department.

Remember, we can only make a recommendation to Solihull MBC, the final decision rests with them.

Village Farm Planning Applications (2017/00739 &00740)

The Parish Council's comments on the above planning application can be seen here

The report following consultation with residents can be found here

Past planning applications

Below is a summary of the Parish's current planning applications and for previous years.
* Planning Applications 2014
* Planning Applications 2013
* Planning Applications 2012

Anyone can access local planning information by visiting Solihull MBC's website. You can view the weekly planning list of new applications, including all documentation relating to individual applications, decision notices etc. And also comment upon them. If you do not have access to a computer at home, the computers in the library can be used.

These documents available for download are in pdf format. Most computers already have the software installed to read these pdf documents. In the event you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed you can download it for free by clicking on the image below.

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