Broads Authority Committee

Members make decisions and consult on management of the Broads at Authority meetings and smaller meetings for individual committees and forums.

To find out more about our members, see the meet our members page.


All meetings are open to the public. If you wish to attend any of the meetings, please contact us in advance of the meeting. You can download all agendas and documents from this site except exempt items.

The Broads Authority has resolved to support remote meetings for non-decision making Committee meetings. The committee meeting date pages will advise if the meeting is to be held remotely. Public access will be made available via a live stream. To view the live stream, visit the relevant committee meeting date page. The live stream will be available to view in the video player at the scheduled start time. Please see the Standing Orders - Procedure rules for remote meetings for more information.

Under the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations (2014), filming, photographing and making an audio recording of public meetings is permitted. These activities however, must not disrupt the meeting. Further details can be found on the Filming, photography and recording of public meetings page.

To request recordings of any of our meetings (except confidential items) please make your request in writing by emailing our Governance Team or contacting us by letter.

The committee structure chart shows how the committees work together. To find out more about individual committees, please refer to the relevant committee.

2022-2023 Committee calendar

2023-2024 Committee calendar

Vacancies for trustees to join Whitlingham Charitable Trust

In collaboration with the Whitlingham Charitable Trust, the Broads Authority is looking to appoint four trustees to join the Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a role in the development and management of the very successful Whitlingham Country Park on the edge of Norwich. The Park is adored by city folk and countryside lovers alike, offering a beautiful, tranquil escape to explore the woodlands and meadows or to just relax.

The Whitlingham Charitable Trust was established in 1988 to manage and conserve Whitlingham Country Park for the recreation and enjoyment of members of the public who wish to enjoy its amenities for quiet and peaceful pursuits in a rural environment.

Below you can read the:

Applications should include a supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) on how you meet the required skills and experience, together with your contact details. These should be sent to

The closing date for applications is 16 June, with interviews held on 22 June 2023.

A list of recommended candidates will be presented to the Broads Authority meeting on 28 July 2023 for approval.

Committee calendar 2023

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Agendas, reports and minutes

Agendas and reports will be available on this site one week before the meeting.

Background papers

Some reports have background papers. You can arrange to see any background papers from Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 4.30pm. If you would like to arrange this please email via our contact form or call 01603 610734.

Committee members

You can find out more about Broads Authority, Audit and Risk, Navigation and Planning on our committee membership page while here are details of Broads Local Access Forum members.

Committee procedures

You can find documents relating to committee procedures, including the code of conduct for members and information about delegation of powers on our Constitutional documents page.

Asking questions

Our Asking questions at meetings page will tell you about arrangements for members of the public to speak at committee meetings.

Archive papers

The following years are available on line:

The only exceptions are those items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.

For previous papers please email via our contact form.