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Application Types - at a glance

The table below sets out documents that could be required to validate your planning application.

Not all documents listed will be required for all applications.  For instance, if your application is not within the AONB, you will not require an AONB Statement of Need, or if your application does not affect a heritage asset or its setting, you will not need a heritage statement. Documents which may be required are marked with

You should check each link and decide if it is applicable to your application.

Our Pre Application service can provide you with a list of documents you will need to submit.


Demolition in a Conservation Area

Prior Notification

Technical Details Consent (after PiP)

The requirements are the same as those for an application for full planning permission. An application for technical details consent follows the same validation process as a full application. It should be submitted on a full application form, making reference to the Permission in Principle in the proposal. The red line site boundary must match.

Lawful Development Certificate (Existing)

The onus is on the applicant to provide sufficient evidence

Lawful Development Certificate (Proposed)

Removal or Variation of Condition

Non-Material Amendment

Discharge of Conditions

Hedgerow Removal

  • Hedgerow Removal Form
  • Plan of hedgerow to be removed (to scale)
  • Justification for removal
  • An ecology report is likely to be necessary

Tree Works to a protected tree (TPO)

  • Fully completed application form, noting non-completion of all required check fields will result in non-validation
  • When S8.1 & 8.2 are ticked as yes there is a strict requirement for the applicable additional supporting information to be submitted by a person competent in the relevant professional competency. This should be an Arboriculturist, drainage or structural engineer. unless the tree/s are clearly dead. If this is the case this can be substantiated by photographic evidence by a non-expert with supporting commentary.
  • Clearly legible plan showing -
    • Boundaries and adjoining properties with their names or numbers
    • Clear depiction of the tree's relationship to the subject property (if any) and/ or other fixed features to allow ease of understanding for public consultation
    • Name of closest public highway annotated on plan.
    • Prepared to give clear location of each tree, trees, tree group or woodland, or combination of all within the context of the plan and relationship to fixed features and boundaries
    • Inclusion of a North arrow where possible
  • All trees, groups and woodlands to be clearly marked E.g. T1, T2, G1, G2, W1, W2 etc.

Please use this link for more information about works to a protected tree or tree in a conservation area

Information about Tree Preservation Orders

Tree Works within a Conservation Area

  • Fully completed application form, noting non-completion of all required check fields will result in non-validation.
  • Clearly legible plan showing -
    • Boundaries and adjoining properties with their names or numbers
    • Clear depiction of the tree's relationship to the subject property (if any) and/ or other fixed features to allow ease of understanding for public consultation
    • Name of closest public highway annotated on plan
    • Prepared to give clear location of each tree, trees, tree group or woodland, or combination of all within the context of the plan and relationship to fixed features
    • Inclusion of a North arrow where possible.
  • All trees, groups and woodlands to be clearly marked E.g. T1, T2, G1, G2, W1, W2 etc

Please use this link for more information about works to a protected tree or tree in a conservation area

Information about Trees in Conservation Areas

5-Day Felling Notice

  • Completed application form
  • Supporting statement/ report from a person competent in arboriculture
  • Clearly legible plan showing -
    • Boundaries and adjoining properties with their names or numbers
    • Clear depiction of the tree's relationship to the subject property (if any) and/ or other fixed features to allow ease of understanding for public consultation
    • Name of closest public highway annotated on plan.
    •  Prepared to give clear location of each tree, trees, tree group or woodland, or combination of all within the context of the plan and relationship to fixed features
    • Inclusion of a North arrow where possible

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