Validation of your planning applications

Validation checklist 

Information we require with planning application is set out in our adopted local list of validation requirements.  You will need to read through the list of requirements relevant to your application type before submitting it.

You can see a list of application forms and then view their checklists here

It's important to remember that there are both local and compulsory Central Government validation requirements.

The council has recently moved to digital applications and require a scale bar to be included on all plans to allow us to scale and measure electronically. We are reviewing our local validation requirements and will consult on an amended version of this shortly, which will incorporate this as a formal requirement. 

Checking your application

Applications are checked to ensure that all the required documentation and plans are included and that the correct fee has been submitted. 

We will you contact by email or letter within 10 working days of receiving your application to advise. 

If your applications is valid, we'll tell you how it will be progressed. You'll be given the name and contact details of the officer responsible for the applications.

If your applications is invalid, we will advise you what further documentation or plans we need.

Last updated: 20 January 2017
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