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Documents you need to include in your planning application

You’ll need to prepare several documents before you can apply for planning permission. 

If you don't include them, or they're not of the correct standard, we won't accept your application.

Householder applications

The householder local validation checklist tells you all the information we need from you if you're planning works to a house.

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All other planning applications

This checklist tells you all the information we need from you for any other type of planning application.

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Check if your planned work meets the 45 degree rule

The 45 degree rule is a way to test if a development would block the light or reduce the outlook from your neighbours’ windows. If your planned development breaches the 45 degree rule, it probably won’t be allowed.

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Extra information you may need to include

You'll need to provide extra information if your work will affect any of the matters in the guidance notes below:

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What to do next

Once you've got all your documents ready, you can apply for planning permission.

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