The following stages of a householder planning application and will help you understand the planning and building process.
Stage 1: pre-application
Information and advice on pre-application, including:
- do I need planning permission?
- I live in a flat and wish to undertake a development. How does this differ from development to a house?
- what process do you follow when considering my householder planning application?
- my house is in a conservation area, does this affect my application?
- can I get advice on my proposal before I submit an application?
- how do I go green?
- what will you consider when looking at my application?
- how much will this cost?
- what do I need to provide?
- what does a complete application look like? (includes completed form, example plans, design and access statement, fee etc)
Stage 2: submitting and validation
Information and advice on submitting and validation, including:
- can someone check my plans before I submit?
- what do you do with my application when you receive it?
Stage 3 evaluation and site visit
Information and advice on evaluation and site visit, including:
- if my neighbour objects will the application be refused?
- why do you need to visit my property?
Stage 4: decision making
Information and advice on decision making, including:
- when can I expect to receive my decision?
- what will the decision look like?
- what conditions are likely to apply?
- what can I do if the application is refused?
- how long does my permission last?
Stage 5: post planning and building
Information and advice on post planning and building, including:
- discharging a condition
- complying with standard conditions
- building control