Planning application checklists

Application for removal or variation of a condition checklist

The following checklist should be used in conjunction with the application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission (Section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990).

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 application form

  • Completed form
  • An up to date plan which identifies the land to which the application relates drawn to a scale of 1:1250 or 1:2500 and on A4 or A3 size paper and showing the direction of North (4 copies to be supplied unless the application is submitted online via the Planning Portal website) Sufficient detail such as roads or buildings should be shown on the plan to ensure that the exact location of the site is clear. The application site should be edged with a red line and include all land required for access to the site from a public highway, visibility splays, landscaping, car parking and open areas around buildings. A blue line should be drawn around any other land owned by the applicant.
  • The completed Ownership Certificate (A, B, C or D - as applicable) as required under Article 7 of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 
  • 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
  • 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

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
  • Parking provision
  • Open space assessment
  • Photographs/Photomontages
  • Planning obligations - draft Head(s) of Terms
  • Planning Statement
  • Site waste management plan
  • Statement of community involvement
  • Structural survey
  • 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.