Committee structure

To view agendas, reports and minutes, select a committee heading.

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Meetings and minutes from pre May 2008 can be found by searching the archive.

You can also view recent webcasts of council meetings online.


Council comprises all 57 elected councillors, and is the ultimate decision-making body which sets Waverley’s budget and policy framework.


The Executive is appointed by the Leader and is responsible for proposing new policy and the budget to the Council, and for implementing and delivering the agreed policy framework and budget.

Overview and Scrutiny

Overview and Scrutiny Committees are intended to help develop and review policy, and to hold the Executive to account publicly by calling-in and scrutinising decisions made by the Executive.

Old Overview & Scrutiny Committees (to May 2017)


Planning Committees

The Joint Planning Committee and four Area Planning Committees make decisions on development control issues, including applications for planning permission.


Download a Map showing a breakdown of the planning areas in Waverley (1.45 MB PDF).


Licensing Committees

The Licensing & Regulatory Committee and its sub-committees largely consider issues relating to taxi, private hire car, gaming, entertainment, alcohol, food premises and miscellaneous licensing functions.

Other Meetings