Application for a Lawful Development Certificate

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Application for a Lawful Development Certificate

A Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use or development is a formal application to determine if planning permission is required and the decision is legally binding on the council. There is a fee for this type of application that is set nationally.


Lawful Development Certificate for a Proposed Use or Development

You can submit your application electronically via the Planning Portal or alternatively download the application form, guidance notes and Schedule of planning fees.

Please note: It is not possible for the local planning authority to seek modifications to a proposal submitted to us under this procedure.  Instead, if the proposal is not lawful, the authority must refuse the application and suggest that the applicant amends the proposed development in a fresh application. Applicants should ensure that the proposal is described in detail, with precision and relate to all permitted development criteria where applicable.


Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building

For a formal decision as to whether listed building consent is required for your proposal you will need to submit an application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building

There is no fee for an application for a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works to a listed building.


 

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