How to make a comment on a planning application?

How to make a comment on a planning application?

You must quote the reference number of the application you are commenting on and address your comments to the Head of Planning and Housing. Keep your comments kept brief and concise. You can use sub-headings to illustrate each point. You can include other information such as photographs to illustrate your concerns.

Can I comment on a planning objection?

You can support a planning application as well as object to it. Conditions need to be included in the approval notice for a planning application if they are to be legally binding and this does not weaken any objections you have • Remember that all comments submitted are open to public view.

Are planning application comments Anonymous?

If you are making a representation (comment), you will need to provide your name and address to us. If you don’t, your comments will be considered anonymous and your views cannot be taken into account. Comments submitted via Public Access will be posted on the website shortly after receipt (usually within 48 hours).

How long to comment on planning applications?

You will usually have 3 weeks to comment on a planning application. The consultation end date will appear on Planning Online, and we cannot guarantee that any late comments will be accepted. You can also use Planning Online to look up what decision has been made and to view the decision notice.

What can stop a planning application?

What is a valid objection to a planning application

  • Loss of light or overshadowing.
  • Overlooking/loss of privacy.
  • Visual amenity (but not loss of private view)
  • Adequacy of parking/loading/turning.
  • Highway safety.
  • Traffic generation.
  • Noise and disturbance resulting from use.
  • Hazardous materials.

What is the consultee in planning comments?

A consultee could be: a group of residents or a community group or special interest group who want to comment as a group on a public consultation. a statutory consultee – a specific body designated by law and under duty to respond with advice on the proposal.

How do you write a good objection plan?

Writing letters of objection/support or comment Say why you are objecting to, (or supporting), the development. It is important to use the words “I object” in your letter, otherwise your letter may be taken merely as a comment by the planning department – and to all intents and purposes, disregarded.

Do Neighbours get notified of planning applications?

Neighbour notification is required for applications for planning permission, planning permission in principle, and approval of matters specified in conditions. The Council is required to notify those with an interest in “neighbouring land” of a planning application.

How long do Neighbours have to object to a planning application?

21 days
Neighbours have 21 days to make representations before the application can be decided. Please note that any comments made to the applicant during the pre-application stage of the process for a major development are not regarded as a representation on the planning application.