The local planning authority for Speen Parish is West Berkshire Council which has its planning office in Newbury. The Parish is a statutory authority and is consulted on all developments planned in the area, with West Berkshire Council making the final decision.
Plans of all applications for planning permission are available for inspection at the West Berkshire Council offices in Newbury. The Parish Council no longer receives copies of the plans.
Progress of plans through the planning process can be monitored on the West Berkshire Council website: www.westberks.gov.uk/planning