Other application forms: reserved matters, removal/variation of conditions, approval details and non-material amendments

Reserved matters, removal or variation of conditions
Approval of details
Non-material amendments to an approval

Reserved matters, removal or variation of conditions

Reserved matters 

Following the grant of outline consent, the applicant has to apply for reserved matters approval for the detailed design of the scheme; these can include access arrangements, external appearance and landscaping.

The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.

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Below are the checklists and the downloadable application forms. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post this application to the address on the form.

Checklist for an application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval
Download application form for approval of reserved matters following outline approval

Checklist for an  application  for outline planning permission with some matters reserved
Download application form for outline planning permission with some matters reserved

Checklist for an application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved
Download application form for outline planning permission with all matters reserved

Removal or variation of conditions

Applicants can also apply to vary the wording of a condition or to remove it all together, under Section 73 of the Act. They can also use this as a means to apply for a Minor Material Amendment to an approved scheme under Section 96A of the Act, by applying to vary the ‘approved plans’ condition (which is usually Condition 1 of the permission).

The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.

Apply online

Below is the checklist and the downloadable application form. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post this application to the address on the form.

Removal or variation of conditions checklist
Download application form for removal or variation of conditions

Approval of details

Conditions are often imposed on the grant of a planning permission or listed building consent which requires the submission of further details such as materials or detailed drawings. These are also known as Approval of Details.

Applicants can also apply to vary the wording of a condition or to remove it all together, and there is a special application form that covers this.

The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.

Apply online

Below is the checklist and the downloadable form. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post this application to the address on the form.

Checklist for the approval of details reserved by a condition following full permission or listed building consent 
Download application form for the approval of details reserved by a condition following full permission or listed building consent 

Non-material amendments to an approval

Applicants can apply to make small changes to the proposal following the grant of permission. 

The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.

Apply online

Below are some assistance notes and downloadable application form. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post this application to the address on the form.

Assistance for application for non-material amendments
Download application form for a non-material amendment

More information

You can read more information on application forms and how to avoid delays with processing your application here.


Last updated: 10 August 2016
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