Viewing and commenting on a planning application
Viewing planning applications
Search for applications on Public Access. Please note that some aspects of public access are not currently compatible with all internet browsers.
Application documentation will be published within three working days of validation.
Before using this service you should read and agree to the terms in the disclaimer below.
Commenting on applications
You may comment on a current planning application even if you have not been consulted. If you would like to do so, use any one of the methods listed below:
- by email, or letter addressed to the relevant planning officer.
- comment online by selecting the application in public access.
You may make comments on planning applications online while viewing the application. We will publish responses to this consultation on the website, removing certain personal information namely your telephone number, email address and signature. In order for your comments or objections to be registered, and for us to be able to send you further correspondence relating to the application, you must include:
- your name
- your contact address
- the reference number of the application (if known)
- or the address of the property to which your comments relate to
- your comments and or objections.
By sending your comments you confirm that you agree to this and that you accept legal responsibility for your comments. Also your comments will be placed on the planning application file, which is available for inspection on request.
We will aim to acknowledge your comments within five working days of receipt.
We will publish responses to this consultation on the website, removing certain personal information (namely your telephone number, email address and signature) contained within. However your name and address may still appear with your comments, which will be viewable until the application has been decided.
By sending your comments you confirm that you agree to this and that you accept legal responsibility for your comments.
Also your comments will be placed on the planning application file, which is available for inspection on request.
If you comment online via the website system, we will automatically acknowledge your comments. If your comments are received by email or by post, we will not acknowledge them but they should appear online within 5 working days of receipt. In any event, if you comment, we will let you know of the decision, once it is made. Please bear in mind that because of the volume of comments received on planning applications, it is not possible to respond in writing to individual points or queries raised in letters.
Planning disclaimer - important notice
The plans, drawings and other material on the following webpages have been submitted to City of York Council in order to apply for planning permission. They are available to view for consultation purposes only.
These webpages include only those records that City of York Council have scanned and it is therefore not a complete database of all information held by the council.
Please do not rely on information from this site as an alternative to traditional searches where completeness of information is essential. While we take great care to ensure that the information provided on these web pages is accurate, we cannot accept any liability or responsibility should you rely on the information provided and ultimately find it to have been incorrect.
If you have any reason to suspect that the information is incorrect, please contact planning submissions immediately by email so that the matter can be investigated and any corrections made as soon as reasonably practical.
All electronic documents are in Adobe Acrobat format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader version 5 or above to view the applications and plans. This can be downloaded from the Adobe website.
Plans, drawings and material submitted to the council are protected by the Copyrights Acts (Section 47, 1988 Act). You may only download or print material for consultation purposes. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner, (the applicant/ agent/ architect).
You may, however, make copies of the decision notice provided the copies are not altered in any way.
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