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When you submit an application, we make sure the application includes all the necessary information we need. Once we have all the required information, we will contact you to advise whether a meeting is required.
Although you don't need to submit as much information as you would when you apply for planning permission, the more information you tell us the more advice we can give in return.
If we don't have all the minimum required information, we will notify you.
We have the right to decline pre-application advice where we feel it's not necessary.
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Along with the fully completed pre-application form and fee, the following must be submitted:
In addition to the above we need to know:
If joinery is to be altered, the following should also be submitted:
After we have received your pre-application form, we may ask for additional information. We will contact you to advise you of the details.
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You may also be liable to planning obligations such as Section 106 agreements. What's this?
Apply for Pre-application Advice online