When an application for prior approval is received with all the information needed, we will tell the owners or occupiers of any neighbouring premises about the proposed development, by letter. A copy of the notification is also sent to the developer.
When you make an application for prior approval we will tell the neighbouring properties that you have identified within your application.
They are given 21 days to comment on the proposals and any objections have to be made online, by e-mail or in writing.
The neighbour notification letter will include the following information from your application:
We will not have made a site visit or made any assessment of the need for planning permission under Schedule 2 Part 1 Class A of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development ) Order 2015 (as amended). If you require confirmation that your proposal does not require planning permission then you should make an application for a certificate of lawful development (proposed) .
When any owner or occupier of a neighbouring premises objects to the proposed extension, you need our prior approval. We have to consider the effect of the proposed extension on all adjoining premises, not just the one that objects.