Planning and building control

Plans and Maps

The planning and development management section considers planning proposals from property owners and developers. We also deal with planning issues arising from the consideration of planning applications/associated legislation applications and determine building regulation applications.

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Planning permission

Everything you need to know about applying for planning permission, and how to view details of other people's applications.

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Building control

Information about building control and regulations, approved documents and guidance notes, building applications, building control inspections, additional and specialist services, dangerous buildings and structures, demolitions, party wall act, LABC home warranty and the health and safety executive.


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Hydraulic fracturing (fracking)

Information about hydraulic shale rock fracturing (fracking), what it is, current applications, planned applications, and more information.

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Large local developments

Information about large scale developments happening locally such as Flemingate, the Beverley Bypass, Bridlington Town Centre Scheme, Wolfreton School and the Market Weighton Roundabout.


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Planning in conservation areas

Information about conservation areas, conservation area appraisals, and draft conservation area appraisals. 

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Trees and Hedges

Trees and hedges

Information about protected trees, tree preservation orders, trees in conservation areas, the protection of hedgerows through the Hedgerow Regulations, and information and guidance on high hedge issues.

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Listed buildings

Information about the definition of a listed building, what listed building consent constitutes, how to access application forms, application costs, what to do if you are refused consent, viewing applications, find out if your building is listed and what is protected, and who to contact. 

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Town houses in a new development

Design of new streets and parking

Information about design standards, available guidance, adoption of streets, who is responsible for street naming, changing part of your address, and search for a property. 

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East Riding Local Plan

Information about the strategy document DPD, allocations DPD, Bridlington town centre AAP, proposals map, Joint minerals DPD, joint waste DPD, SA/SEA, statement of community involvement, local development scheme, supplementary planning documents, evidence base, settlement profiles, employment land review, town centres and retail study, landscape character assessment, strategic flood risk assessment, affordable housing viability assessment, previous LDF structure and infrastructure study. 


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Local land charges (fees and charges)

Explains who maintains registers and provides the search service regarding local land charges and common land and village greens. When a search is required, cost of a search (to the public and the council), how the service works and who can use the service.

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Information for professionals

Information about changes to planning legislation/guidance and customer feedback.

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Surface water drainage

Design of surface water drainage systems

Information about minimum design standards for surface water drainage on new developments and explains what a sustainable drainage systems is as well as providing interim standing advice.

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New housing and self-build homes

For anyone considering building their own home, this page will provide information about custom and self-build housing including how to join the East Riding self build register.

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