Anyone is entitled to object to any planning application. Equally anyone may wish to lend their support.
You have 21 days from:
The Council only take into account 'material planning considerations' when determining an application.
Material Planning Considerations (can be taken into account) include:
|Access/traffic (parking and road safety issues)||Affordable housing|
|Amenity - daylight, sunlight, privacy||Conservation / listed building|
|Consultee responses||Cumulative impact|
|Fear of crime (s17)||Government Policy|
|Layout, density, design/appearance, character||Local economy|
|Local Planning Policy||Noise, smell or other disturbances|
|Previous similar decisions||Site history|
Non-material considerations (cannot be taken into account) include:
|Change from previous schemes||Commercial competition|
|History of the applicant||Impact on property values|
|Loss of view||Matters covered by other legislation|
|Moral objections||Ownership of land/right of access|
|Work already done|
It is possible to attend the Planning Committee meetings dealing with planning applications. However, only elected members of the council can vote on the application decision itself.