Planning application process.

Councils approve about 80% of planning applications, including 90% of those submitted by homeowners, which is good news for those looking to build or renovate. You must typically begin construction within three years of receiving full planning approval for your proposal. On the decision notice the council may impose a shorter or longer time limit,… Continue reading Planning application process.

Planning application types.

The most common planning application types used are “Full”, “Outline” and “Householder”, followed by . A “Full” planning application is the most common application type and is supported by fully detailed drawings and technical reports. It can be used for a range of development proposals including changesof use, extensions to existing buildings, or to propose… Continue reading Planning application types.