How does the local planning department determine applications?
Section 70 (1) of the 1990 TCP Act provides that where an application is made to a local planning authority for planning permission:
(a) they may grant planning permission, either conditionally, or subject to such conditions as they think fit; or
(b) they may refuse planning permission
Types of Planning Decisions:
- Approve with Conditions
- Approve subject to Legal Agreement
Section 70 (2) of the 1990 TCP Act provides that the local planning authority, in dealing with an application for planning permission:
“shall have regard to the provisions of the development plan so far as material to the application, and to any other material considerations”.
Click here for information on the Development Plan, and its role in determining your application.
Click here for information on appealing a decision.
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