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Planning and building

Reserved matters planning permission application

Forms for reserved matters planning permission applications can be downloaded. Alternatively you can apply online using the Planning Portal.

Before you begin you should read more about:

Checklist for 'reserved matters planning applications

1. Forms

Correct national standard application form (original and three copies unless submitted electronically)
All signed and dated
All relevant questions answered correctly

2. Plans

Original and three copies of all plans and drawings necessary to describe the subject of the application. All detailed drawings should include a scale bar where appropriate.

Find out how to order location plans and site plans

Location plan at a scale of 1:1250 or 1:2500 to show:

The direction of north
Application site edged red/other land owned by the applicant edged blue
Wherever possible, at least two named roads and surrounding buildings

Site plan at a scale of 1:500 or 1:200 to show:

The direction of north
The development in relation to site boundaries and existing buildings on the site with written dimensions
All 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 which could be affected by the development
The extent of any hard surfacing
Boundary treatment where proposed

Block plan at a scale of 1:100 or 1:200 to show:

Any site boundaries
The position of any building or structure on the other side of such boundaries
The type and height of boundary treatment

Existing and proposed elevations at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100 to show:

The works in relation to what is already there
All sides of the proposal (blank elevations should also be included)
Where possible, the proposed building materials and the style, materials and finish of the windows and doors

Existing and proposed floor plans to a scale of 1:50 or 1:100 to show:

Where existing wall or buildings are to be demolished these should be clearly shown
Details of the existing building(s) as well as the proposed development
New buildings in context with adjacent buildings

Existing and proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels to a scale of 1:50 or 1:100

Where a proposal involves a change in ground levels, illustrative drawings should be submitted to show both existing and finished floor levels to include details of foundations and eaves.
For applications involving new buildings, information to demonstrate how proposed buildings relate to existing site levels and neighbouring development
In the case of a sloping site, show how proposals relate to existing ground levels or where ground levels outside the extension would be modified

Roof plans

Where appropriate, at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100 to show details such as the roofing material and their location

3. Other information

Such particulars as are necessary to deal with the matters reserved in the outline planning permission

4. Fee

Appropriate fee - for guidance see the planning applications fee calculator

5. Local requirements

There are no local validation requirements for Reserved Matters applications.


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