Planning Application Checklists

The checklists tell you what you need to include with your application, depending on the type of proposal.

Application Type  Checklist Guidance 

Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling

Application form for carrying out work to a single home including extensions, loft conversions, garages, access, fences and walls, balconies, satellite dishes.



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Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and Conservation Area consent for demolition in a Conservation Area

Application form for carrying out work to a single home including extensions, loft conversions, garages, fences and walls, balconies, satellite dishes as well as permission for demolition in a Conservation Area.

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Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to dwelling and Listed Building consent for alterations, extensions or demolition of a Listed Building

Application form for carrying out work to a single home including extensions, loft conversions, garages, fences and walls, balconies, satellite dishes as well as listed building consent.

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Householder General Permitted Development Notification for Larger Home Extensions

Application form for proposing a single storey rear extension.

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Full Planning Permission

Application form for any new dwellings, industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping development, agricultural dwellings or buildings.

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Full Planning Permission with Advert Consent

Application form for any new dwellings, industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping development, agricultural dwellings or buildings with advertisement consent.

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Full Planning Permission with Listed Building Consent

Application form for any new dwellings, industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping development, agricultural dwellings or buildings as well as listed building consent. 

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Full Planning Permission with Demolition in a Conservation Area

Application form for any new dwellings, industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping development, agricultural dwellings or buildings as well as permission for demolition in a Conservation Area. 

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Outline Application for planning permission with some matters reserved

Application form for an outline application, with some matters reserved, for any new dwellings, industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping development, agricultural dwellings or buildings.  This will allow you to get permission 'in principle', but you are able to submit the specific details later under a reserved matters application.

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Application for Reserved Matters

Application form for reserved matters used once outline permission has been granted, any details that were reserved from the application will need to be submitted.

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Application for consent to display an advertisement(s)

Application form for erection or display of a sign, fascia sign, notice or advertisement.

Checklist Guidance 

Application for Listed Building Consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a Listed Building

Application form for works to a listed building that do not require planning permission or when an application for planning permission is being submitted separately.

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Application for Lawful Development Certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of planning condition

Application form for a development or change of use have been implemented unlawfully eg without planning permission, for a number of years.

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Application for Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use or development

Application form for a proposal relating to a change of use or development to any premises other than a house is permitted development or lawful and therefore does not require the submission of a householder application.

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Application for tree works: works to trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or notification of proposed works to trees in a Conservation Area (CA)

Application form to undertake any works to any part of the tree including roots.

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Prior Notification Applications

   

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - proposed building

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Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - new road or access track

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Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - fish tank or cage

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Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste materials 

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Application for prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by electronic (telecommunications) code systems operators

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Application for Prior Notification Change of Use of Offices to Dwelling(s) 

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Application for Prior Notification Change of Use to a State Funded School or Registered Nursery

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Application for Prior Approval for a Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse (Class C3), and for Associated Operational Development

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Application for Prior Approval for a Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a flexible use within Shops, Financial and Professional services, Restaurants and Cafes, Business, Storage or Distribution, Hotels, or Assembly or Leisure

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Application for Prior Approval for a Change Of Use from Storage or Distribution Buildings (Class B8) and any land within its curtilage to Dwellinghouses (Class C3)

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Application for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Amusement Arcades/Centres and Casinos, (Sui Generis Uses) and any land within its curtilage to Dwellinghouses (Class C3)

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Application for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops and Casinos (Sui Generis Uses) to Restaurants and Cafés (Class A3)

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Application for Prior Approval for a Change of Use from Shops (Class A1) and Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops (Sui Generis Uses) to Assembly and Leisure Uses (Class D2)

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Application for Prior Approval for a Development Consisting of the Erection or Construction of a Collection Facility within the Curtilage of a Shop

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Application for Prior Approval for the Temporary Use of Buildings or Land for the Purpose of Commercial Film-Making and the Associated Temporary Structures, Works, Plant or Machinery required in Connection with that Use

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Application for Prior Approval for the Installation, Alteration or Replacement of other Solar Photovoltaics (PV) equipment on the Roofs of Non-domestic Buildings, up to a Capacity of 1 Megawatt

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Application for Prior Approval for development consisting of the provision of temporary school buildings on vacant commercial land and the use of that land as a state-funded school for up to 3 academic years 

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Application for prior notification of proposed demolition

Application form for demolition of a residential building or building adjoining a residential property, that is not listed or within a Conservation Area.

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Application for a non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission

Application form for an amendment to a proposed scheme that is very minor in nature.

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Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission

Application form for the removal or variation of a condition following the grant of planning permission or listed building consent.

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Application for approval of details reserved by condition

Application form for applying to discharge conditions relating to a householder, full, outline or reserved matters application.

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Application for hedgerow removal notice

Application form for removal of a hedgerow (at least 20m in length)

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High Hedge Complaint

Application form to make a formal complaint about a high hedge (over 2m in height)

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Ownership Certificates

   

Certificate A – to be completed where the applicant is the sole owner of the property and/or land

   

Certificate B – to be completed where the applicant is not the owner of the property and/or land

   

Certificate C – to be completed where there are multiple owners and only some are known

   

Certificate D - to be completed where the owner(s) are not known

   

Notice No 1 - to be served on owners of the land when completing Certificate B or C

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Notice No 2 - to be served on owners of the land when completing Certificate C or D

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