Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed road

Important notes

This application for prior notification should be useds for proposals to carry out certain agricultural and forestry developments permitted under Parts 6 and 7 of the Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1995. Find out more.

Applications for prior notification of a proposed agricultural or forestry development 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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Local requirements (reviewed 12 September 2014)

  • For agricultural or forestry notifications, a statement as to why the works are considered to be reasonably necessary should be provided.

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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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