Keep up with the latest planning announcements affecting businesses and residents in Northumberland including service continuity during Coronavirus.
The ‘Pop-up’ Campsites and Car Parks - Planning Guidance for 2021 sets out a summary of the changes and answers some of the most common questions.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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