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Application and Decision Search

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Applying for Planning Permission

View the status of, object to, and comment on planning applications, decisions and appeals. Register to get updates as an application or appeal progresses. Also view building applications. Find out if you need planning permission, how to apply and what happens to your application.
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Appeal against a Planning Decision

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How we Decide on Planning Applications

Find out how to appeal against a planning decision and take part in the appeal process. A step by step guide to the process after an application has been submitted.

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 Planning Policy

All you need to know about the Local Plan.
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Do you need Planning or Building Regulation approval?

Permitted Development Rights - you can make certain types of minor changes to your house without needing to apply for planning permission.
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Pre-application planning advice and charges

To help you with your planning application you can contact us for pre-application discussions.
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Planning application forms

Download approved documents and simple guides to help you meet regulations.
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Do building regulations apply?

Examples of common proposals and what's exempt.
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Help with meeting the building regulations

Download approved documents and simple guides to help you meet regulations.
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Listed buildings and Conservation Areas

Find out about the heritage and conservation projects and apply for listed building consent and planning permission in conservation areas.
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Weekly List of Planning Applications

Read the latest list of Planning Applications received and search the archive of past lists.
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Planning Committee Decisions

Find the latest decisions made by the Planning Committee.

Latest News

Consultation on the Great and Little Chesterford Parish Neighbourhood Development Plan Area. Great and Little Chesterford Parish Councils have made a joint submission to Uttlesford District Council for the designation of a Neighbourhood Development Plan Area. This is made under the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012. Find out more >>

Self build register. The Council is pleased to announce the introduction of a Register for individuals and groups who are interested in meeting their housing needs by building their own home. Find out more on the Self Build Properties page.

 

Contact Planning

  • Telephone: 01799 510510 - The Planning Duty Officer is available Monday to Thursday: 9.30am to 4.00pm and Friday: 9.30am to 3.30pm
  • Email Planning
  • Complete an online enquiry form

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