When a planning application is received letters are sent to neighbouring properties advising of the proposed development and inviting residents to inspect the application. Please note that if you have not received a neighbour notification letter you can still view the application. You can comment on an application while it is still open for consultation.
Viewing an Application
Comment or Object
(Please note: you will need the Planning Application Number - you can find this using the online search above)
Applications are decided either under delegated powers (decided by Executive Head - Regulatory) or are referred to the Planning Applications Committee, which meets every 4 weeks. For your information, the current central government target are that Local Planning Authorities should decide 60% of major applications within 13 weeks, 65% of minor applications within 8 weeks and 80% of planning applications within 8 weeks.
If you are disabled please feel free to contact the Council Offices or the case officer if you know their name (or someone can do this on your behalf) and appropriate assistance will be offered.
The following is a list of Material Considerations that can be taken into account in determining planning applications submitted under the Town and Country Planning Act.
The following matters are however not Material Considerations