Planning application checklists

Approval of reserved matters following outline permission checklist

The following checklist should be used in conjunction with the application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval.

You may be required to produce a Design and Access Statement to accompany your application if the proposal is in a conservation area or relates to a listed building. Further information is available on applying for planning permission and planning application forms.

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

  • Completed form or application in writing containing sufficient information to enable the authority to identify the outline planning permission in respect of which it is made
  • Such particulars as are necessary to deal with the matters reserved in the outline planning permission
  • Such plans and drawings as are necessary to deal with the matters reserved in the outline planning permission including:
  1. Block plan of the site (e.g. at a scale of 1:100 or 1:200) showing the position of north, site boundaries and other buildings on the site, with written dimensions including of the external measurements of the proposed extensions/buildings and those to the boundaries. Other matters to be shown (unless these will not influence or be affected by the proposed development) are all the buildings, roads and footpaths on land adjoining the site including access arrangements, all public rights of way crossing or adjoining the site, the position of all trees on the site (and those on adjacent land), the extent and type of any hard surfacing, and boundary treatment including walls or fencing where this is proposed.
  2. Existing and proposed elevations (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
  3. Existing and proposed floor plans (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) showing boundaries with written dimensions to them, and external dimensions of the proposed extensions/buildings
  4. Existing and proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) - for proposals on sloping sites and that involve a change in levels.
  5. Roof plans (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) where the design of the roof is not evident from the elevations
  • Four copies of the application and four copies of the plans and drawings submitted with it (unless the local planning authority indicate that a lesser number is required or the application is submitted online via the Planning Portal website)
  • The appropriate fee

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
  • Design and Access Statement
  • Economic statement
  • Environmental statement
  • Town Centre Uses - evidence to accompany applications for town centre uses
  • 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
  • Photographs/photomontages
  • Planning obligations/draft Head(s) of Terms
  • Planning Statement
  • Statement of community involvement
  • Structural survey
  • Transport assessment
  • Travel plan
  • Tree survey/arboricultural implications
  • Ventilation/extraction statement



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