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How To Get UK Planning Permission

How to get UK Planning Permission Understanding planning permission Planning permission in numbers The role of planning system and planning permission is to ensure that the right buildings are built, in the right place and at the right time. Number of residential applications decided April - June 2015 70000 Unless it falls within permitted development, all construction, including extensions and changes of use, require planning permission. 60000 50000 Planning guidelines are created at national level, but interpretation and enforcement is the responsibility of each individual local authority. 40000 30000 20000 Every year, thousands of residential applications are rejected. Knowing how the process works will help you plan for success. 10000 Apr - June 2015 Decisions | Approved | Rejected The planning permission process: The role of the planning office is to help, not hinder, you. So get in touch and benefit from their advice and knowledge before you even start the process. Start here Contact your local authority planning department and seek advice Apply either online or via hardcopy to your local authority planning department Pre-application Full application Submit chosen application with required planning fees and full set of required documentation Local authority will validate application and request any required documentation Your local planning authority is obliged to undertake a period of public consultation in an attempt to identify all relevant insights into the potential effects of any proposed development. Once validated the local authority opens a consultation period with the public Planning officer or planning committee considers application Permission refused No decision within 8 weeks Permission granted with conditions Permission granted Amend existing application and re-submit Right of appeal to Secretary of State Begin work within time limit. Comply with conditions Permission refused? Permission granted? Congratulations. It's time to move on to the next phase of your project. Your attention should now turn to building regulations and making sure that your building is up the standard. Permission refused Permission granted If your application is refused, written reasons must be given. You'll have no choice but to either appeal the refusal or, in most cases, amend your application and resubmit - costing you time and money. Sources : Houzaar The online marketplace for architectural designs. @houzaar powered by Piktochart make information beautiful

How To Get UK Planning Permission

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A handy infographic to remind you of the process of getting UK planning permission for your extension, renovation or self build. From Houzaar - the architectural design marketplace.


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