Concern & action: Planning consent outside conservation area

Submission of proposals for approval by the local planning authority

Suggested actions

Before Implementation

Measure with extensive changes to exterior of building and/or likely to be controversial in planning terms. Research local authority Local Plan and relevant Planning Policy Statements and ensure proposals do not conflict with these documents. Submit detailed planning application with drawings/photomontages, covering all technical, aesthetic and environmental aspects of the proposed measure installation and obtain planning consent.

During implementation

Continue consultation with local authorty's planning officer during construction to confirm implementation of proposal as agreed.

After implementation