Used when an applicant is seeking clarification that an existing or proposed use/development is lawful under the planning acts.
Householders often use this certificate to clarify that proposed alterations and extensions fall within permitted development rights, and /or are immune from enforcement action because the work took place more than 4 years.
The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.
Below are the checklists for the different certificates of lawfulness and downloadable forms. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post your application to the address on the form.