Local Authority

Monmouthshire County Council

Background of Organisation

A Local Authority responsible for the delivery of a wide range of services and functions within Montmouthshire

Organisational Objectives

The full COUNCIL meets monthly to agree on budget and corporate policies , decide political management framework. It appoints the Cabinet Leader and Chief Executive and determines political make-up of Cabinet. The seven appointed cabinet members meet once a fortnight to discuss a portfolio covering the environment amongst other themes like Lifelong Learning and Leisure, Social and Housing Services and Resources and Customer Services. It then implements the council policies. There are also four thematic select comittees, which meet every 6 weeks to discuss the above mentioned policies and :

Relevant Policies, Projects & Activities

The Council's Environment Directorate covers issues of economic development and tourism, country parks and walks, woodland management, rights of way, development planning, building control, public transport planning and planning applications.

This division aims to administer planning legislation in such manner as to meet current and future needs of the community and :