Planning application checklists

Outline application (all matters reserved) checklist

The following checklist should be used in conjunction with the application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved.

You may be required to produce a Design and Access Statement  to accompany your application.  Further information on applying for planning permission and planning application forms is available here.

Please ensure you have met the following requirements before sending us your completed application form:

  • Completed form (4 copies to be supplied unless the application is submitted online via the Planning Portal website)
  • A plan which identifies the land to which the application relates drawn to an identified scale and showing the direction of North (4 copies to be supplied unless the application is submitted online via the Planning Portal website)
  • A copy of other plans and drawings or information necessary to describe the subject of the application (4 copies to be supplied unless the application is submitted online via the Planning Portal website) including:
  1. Block plan of the site (e.g. at a scale of 1:100 or 1:200) showing any site boundaries
  2. Where layout is a reserved matter, the approximate location of buildings, routes and open spaces shall be stated
  3. Where scale is a reserved matter, the upper and lower limit for the height, width and length of each building shall be stated
  4. Where access is a reserved matter, the area(s) where access points to the development are proposed to be situated shall be stated
  • The completed Ownership Certificate (A, B, C or D - as applicable) as required by Article 7 of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995
  • Agricultural Holdings Certificate as required by Article 7 of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995
  • Design and Access Statement, if required
  • The appropriate fee
  • In addition, where Ownership Certificates B, C or D have been completed, notice(s) as required by Article 6 of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 must be given and/or published in accordance with this Article

The Council may also require that one or more of the documents set out in the following "Local Requirements" should be submitted before it can validate and register the application:

  • Affordable housing statement
  • Air quality assessment
  • Biodiversity survey and report
  • Economic statement
  • Environmental statement
  • Town Centre Uses - evidence to accompany applications
  • Flood risk assessment
  • Foul sewage and utilities assessment
  • Heritage statement (including historical, archaeological features and Scheduled Ancient Monuments)
  • Land Contamination assessment
  • Landfill statement
  • Landscaping details
  • Lighting assessment
  • Noise impact assessment
  • Open Space assessment
  • Parking provision
  • Photographs and photomontages
  • Planning obligations - Draft Head(s) of Terms
  • Planning Statement
  • Site waste management plan
  • Statement of community involvement
  • Structural survey
  • Telecommunication development - supplementary information
  • Transport assessment
  • Travel plan
  • Tree survey/arboricultural implications
  • Ventilation/extraction statement

If you are unsure about which documents you are required to submit, please contact us for informal advice. 

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