Removal or variation of condition following grant of planning permission

Important notes

This form should be used to make an application for the removal or variation of a condition following the grant of planning permission or listed building consent. Find out more about Conditions removal or variation

Applications for removal or variation of condition should be submitted in accordance with the requirements in this checklist. If not, the application may be declared invalid and not determined or processing may be delayed.

If the application is submitted electronically one copy of the form and each of the drawings, plans and documentation will be required but 2 copies (1 original and 1 copy will be required if the application is submitted in paper form.

Drawings should include information clearly stating the original size of the paper and include a scale bar indicating a minimum 0-10 metres. This is to enable them to be accurately read online. Plans marked with "do not scale" or any similar phrase will be returned as unacceptable as for planning purposes we must be able to scale from all drawings.

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National requirements

  • Completed application form.

  • Location plan based on an up-to-date map. This should be at an identified standard metric scale typically 1:1250 or 1:2500 but where possible should be scaled to fit onto A3 or A4 sized paper. The application site should be clearly edged with a red line and a blue line drawn around any other land owned by the applicant close to or adjoining the application site.

  • Site plan at an identified scale (see local requirements for scale) with a north point showing the proposed development in relation to the site boundaries, and other existing buildings on site with written dimensions including those to boundaries and the following unless these would not influence or be affected by the proposed development:

  • all the buildings, road and a footpath on land adjoining the site including access arrangements

  • all public rights of way crossing or adjoining the site

  • the position of all trees on the site and those on adjacent land

  • the extent and type of any hard surfacing and

  • boundary treatment including walls or fencing where this is proposed.

  • Appropriate ownership certificate and agricultural land declaration.

  • The correct fee.

  • Design and access statement if appropriate.

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Local requirements (reviewed 12 September 2014)

  • Site plan (see national requirements) at a scale of 1:200 or less (i.e. 1:100).

  • The applicant will need to provide sufficient information to enable the Local Planning Authority to identify the previous grant of planning permission and the associated condition(s) which the applicant is seeking to vary. The applicant will not be required to provide copies of the application but it will assist the LPA's consultation and determination procedures if they provide copies of the original drawings. When developers are applying to vary the approved plans they should clearly indicate the full extent of the proposed changes across the site.

  • Supporting information required in relation to the changes sought, in most cases it will be appropriate to submit a supplementary statement to be read in conjunction with the documents that supported the original application.

  • Please refer to the appropriate checklist for the type of development proposed.

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Notices to be served on landowners

For applications where ownership certificate B or C is completed (i.e. where the applicant is not the sole owner of the application site) then the appropriate notice must be served in accordance with Article 11 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010.
Householder Notice 1 form.
Notice 1 form for this application type.

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Apply online

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Printable application form

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Guidance on completing application form

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Fees