Planning applications

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The planning and development management section (formerly development control) considers planning proposals from property owners and developers. The section also deals with planning issues arising from the consideration of planning applications.

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Pre - application planning guidance

Information about planning permission for your home/business premises, discussing your proposals and getting an informal opinion, the assessment of applications, supplementary planning guidance, useful external website links, other council services, planning surgeries and design guidance..

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Home extensions

Explains which types of extensions you can carry out without planning permission - under new 'permitted development' rules.

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Apply for planning permission

What you need to know relating to the submission of a planning application.

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View and comment on planning applications

Information about how to view applications, alerts on the progress of an application, viewing all applications within a certain area, registering online, commenting or objecting online, guidance for commenting, viewing committee reports and where to view planning application files.

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Planning - what we do

Information about what the planning and development management section does, promoting and monitoring what we do, the structure of the section, the responsibilities of the various planning development teams.

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