l Practice Guide: realising the potential of pre-application discussions
This Practice Guide provides advice to applicants and local planning authorities on how to make the most of pre-application discussions.
l Design and Access Statements (weblink) Biodiversityl Ecological Consultants (updated June 2011 - pdf 28 KB)
Design Statements became mandatory from 1 June 2009. Planning and listed building consent applications (with defined exceptions) submitted after this date will require a Design, and an Access Statement to accompany the application.
l Location and Block Plans (weblink)
l Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (weblink)
l Technical Advice Notes (TANs) (weblink)
l How to submit an online planning application via the Planning Portal (pdf 41 KB)
Bats and Birds
Treesl Protected Trees - A Guide to Tree Preservation Procedures -
This leaflet is written for the benefit of tree owners, the general public and amenity groups and answers some of the most common questions about tree preservation procedures.Otherl Planning for Gypsy and Traveller Caravan Sites -
A guide to help Gypsies and Travellers plan their caravan sites. (weblink)
l Party Walls (weblink) Generating Your Own Renewable Energy: A Planning Guide
These leaflets can help householders, communities and businesses who want to generate their own renewable energy. They provide information on what should be considered when installing a renewable energy technology, planning regulations and ways that any impacts can be reduced.
1. Generating Your Own Energy – A Planning Guide for Homes, Communities and Businesses 2A. Generating Your Own Energy: Wind 2B. Generating Your Own Energy: Solar Electricity 2C. Generating Your Own Energy: Solar Water 2D. Generating Your Own Energy: Hydropower 2E. Generating Your Own Energy: Biomass 2F. Generating Your Own Energy: Biomass (Anaerobic Digestion) 2G. Generating Your Own Energy: Combined Heat and Power 2H. Generating Your Own Energy: Heat Pumps 3. Generating Your Own Energy - The Current Planning Regulations (July 2010)