Validation update

From 21 October 2015 letters will no longer be sent out informing you that a recently submitted planning application is invalid. This information will now only be sent to you by email.

It is your responsibility to ensure that your email settings and firewalls are set to allow emails from into your inbox and not sent to your spam or junk mail.

You can also to check the status of your application on the Council’s website.

Common reasons for an invalid planning application 

List below are some of the most common reasons for invalidating a planning application:

  • No fee
  • No CIL form. This is a compulsory requirement for all applications for full planning permission, householder and outline applications irrespective of whether floor space is being created or not.
  • No scale bar on the drawings
  • Wrong application forms
  • Incorrect address

Addressing these problems can help the processing of your planning application.