How to inform the council of your plans
To take advantage of the temporary increased extension sizes, you must inform the council of your plans so we can consult with your neighbours. The online form is available below:
Get approval from the council for your single storey rear extension
You can also submit using the downloadable form available from the Planning Portal (see link below) and you can return the form by post or email.
Return by post
Please return the form by post to:
Planning and Development Management,
Return by email
Please email the form to email@example.com
Prior Approval of a Proposed Larger Home Extension downloadable form (external pdf 231kb opens in new window)
This application is free of charge to complete.
If your application is incomplete in any way, we will contact your for further information. Once complete, we will inform you when it is classed as 'valid' and can then be processed.
Read about what happens next below.
The council will consult with the public, and:
Please note: if you aren't confident drawing plans to scale, your builder/architect will be able to supply this for you.
a) a written description of the proposed development including:
b) three plans including:
Example plan of adjoining properties (pdf 111kb opens in new window)
Example plan of external elevations (pdf 56kb opens in new window)
c) the address(es) of any adjoining premises;
d) your contact details; and
e) your email address.
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