Keep up with the latest planning announcements affecting businesses and residents in Northumberland including service continuity during Coronavirus.
To submit an application please see our Apply for Planning Permission page.
ALERT: Validation delays. We are currently experiencing high volumes of work and as a result there are currently delays with Validation. We are working hard to get through the back log. All applications that are deemed valid will be registered from the date they were recieved. Thank you for your patience.
Certain permissions and consents that were due to expire in 2020 have now been extended.
Outline Planning Permission
Listed Building Consent
Automatic extensions of time limit
You may wish us to provide written confirmation that the permission is extended. For a written confirmation of automatic extension of time please send an email quoting the planning application reference number with your name and full postal address to firstname.lastname@example.org. No fee is required. We are dealing with high volumes of work but will aim to provide you with a response within 7 working days of receipt. Confirmation can be requested up to 1 May 2021.
Additional environmental approval
For an Application for Additional Environmental Approval please email the information required to email@example.com. No fee is required. To provide you with a response in time we must receive your application no later than 2 December 2020.
The Gov.uk website provides further information on what you need to submit with your application.
The Gov.uk website provides further guidance on the extension of certain planning permissions
Modification of construction working hours
A new fast-track system has been introduced, which will allow an applicant to apply to extend construction working hours on a development site, where this is currently subject to a planning condition. The provisions will be in place so that any extended working hours can remain up until 1st April 2021. After 1st April 2021, the original conditions over construction hours will resume. How to apply to extend construction working hours on a development site.
Northumberland County Council is now part of a government funded project called RIPA (Reducing Invalid Planning Applications) which aims to make it quicker and easier for people to submit planning applications. The project has already completed the Alpha phase view the report outlining the findings. As the project moves through the Beta phase we need volunteers to carry out some user testing and provide us with feedback and suggestions. The testing will be conducted remotely.
If you’re interested in taking part in the Beta phase please complete the screener form. It should only take a couple of minutes to complete the form and register your interest. To find out more about the project, visit www.ripa.digital and the Lambeth project page. For help or questions, please contact the Lambeth team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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