Are objections to planning applications made public?
You should bare in mind that your objection is a public document, and that the applicant will therefore be aware of it. You can look up a planning application via the relevant council’s website, and once you know the details, can submit an objection via email or letter.
Are Planning applications public documents?
Local planning authorities are required by law to keep a public register of all planning applications, which you should be able to access easily. A hard copy of planning applications, along with any maps, plans and supporting documents, is usually kept at the local planning authority’s main office.
What grounds can you object to planning permission?
What is a valid objection to a planning application
- Loss of light or overshadowing.
- Overlooking/loss of privacy.
- Visual amenity (but not loss of private view)
- Adequacy of parking/loading/turning.
- Highway safety.
- Traffic generation.
- Noise and disturbance resulting from use.
- Hazardous materials.
Can you anonymously object to planning permission?
Nonetheless, you can object to any planning application, whether or not you have personally received a letter informing you of it.
Do Neighbours get notified of planning applications?
Neighbour notification is required for applications for planning permission, planning permission in principle, and approval of matters specified in conditions. The Council is required to notify those with an interest in “neighbouring land” of a planning application.
How long do you get to object to a planning application?
How long do I have to object or comment on an application? You have 21 days from the date the Site Notice is displayed at the site.
What are valid planning objections?
The loss of a view. The impact of construction work or competition between firms. Restrictive covenants. Ownerships disputes over rights of way.