Local Plan: Preferred Options Consultation

We are reviewing our adopted Local Plan. We are consulting on the Preferred Options stage NOW! The consultation closes at 4pm on Wednesday 19 June 2024. 

You can apply for a Lawful Development Certificate to confirm that:

  • your proposed work does not need planning permission, or
  • work you have already started or completed is lawful

You can look at the Planning Portal for more information about Certificates of Lawfulness.

Appy for a certificate for proposed or existing works

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To apply for a Lawful Development Certificate, you must provide: 

  • your name, address and contact details
  • your email address
  • the address of the property you are applying about, if different to your address
  • a written description of the work that has been carried out, including measurements and plans

To support your application, we recommend you also provide: 

  • a block plan, including the scale (for example, 1:200 or 1:500)
  • a site location plan, including the scale (for example, 1:1250)
  • sketch drawings
  • photographs of the site
  • the reasons why you consider the development is lawful
  • any evidence you have to support your claim that a development is lawful

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