The Town Council is a Statutory Consultee for all applications in Barton. North Lincolnshire Council make the final Planning Decisions and the Town Council can only comments, support or object to proposals. The meetings are held every three weeks in the Assembly Rooms at 7.00pm on Monday evenings. The meetings are open to the public and members of the public are welcome to address the Committee prior to the meeting by contacting the Clerk at the Town Council Offices beforehand. Written comments are also considered by the Committee.