When a planning application is submitted, having the right information submitted with that application is crucial for good decision-taking.

Please note Parliamentary approval has been given to legislation that will increase planning application fees on Wednesday 17 January 2018 by 20% in England. The new fees will apply to all applications received on or after this date.

In order to validate a planning application there are National and Local Requirements dependent upon the type of application being submitted.

A  full list of the national and local validation requirements is available.