Prior approval checklists

Householder extensions requirements

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development - including the proposed extension clearly shown/hatched
  • 3 measurements of proposed extension
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from office to residential

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from retail to residential

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from retail to restaurant

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • existing and proposed floor/roof plans if ventilation, extraction and refuse facilities are proposed
  • existing and proposed elevations if ventilation, extraction and refuse facilities are proposed
  • to pay the fee

Solar PV equipment on non-domestic building

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • existing and proposed floor/roof plans
  • existing and proposed elevations

Change of use to school or nursery

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from agricultural building to flexible use

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use agricultural building to school/nursery

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from agricultural building to residential

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from storage to residential

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • a statement setting out evidence to demonstrate that the building was used solely for storage or distribution centre on 19 March 2014 for a period of at least 4 years
  • to pay the fee

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Change of use from arcades/casinos to residential

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development
  • existing and proposed floor/roof plan
  • existing and proposed elevations
  • a schedule or the information necessary to describe details of design
  • to pay the fee

Erection of collection facility within curtilage of shop

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement.

Temporary use of building/land for film making

You will need:

  • a written description of the proposal
  • a plan of the site, showing the proposed development

You can provide existing and proposed floor/roof plans and existing and proposed elevations, but this is not a requirement