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Developments that require planning permission are enhanced by the inclusion of landscape works, which are an important factor within their design.
When landscape projects are required, they need to be well thought of and of a high quality. Relevant independent professional advice should be taken.
Our guidelines should be followed when drawing up landscape proposals for development sites at either the application stage or when required under a condition.
Read our guidance below:
Once the landscape proposal has been drawn up, copies should be sent to our Planning Officer under "Discharge (Approval) of Conditions".
When it has been decided that open space is not appropriate, or it is acceptable for there to be less open space, we may request developers to contribute financially to meet these needs outside of the development.
These contributions go towards the cost of buying or converting land, maintenance fees or improving facilities.
Read our Adoption Process
Check what fee is applicable