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        Submit a planning application

        Submitting a Planning Application

        We encourage applicants to submit applications electronically.  Alternatively, you can download the forms below and submit them by post.

        Please ensure you have read the guidance before submitting your application.

        Please see the information on Planning Obligations below if you are submitting an application where residential units are created.

        Please be aware that the Council is experiencing a high volume of applications and enquiries at this time. We will aim to determine applications as quickly as possible.

         

        Online Applications service

        Whilst you can still submit your applications on paper, there are distinct advantages to be gained by completing the form online and applying electronically.

        The intelligent nature of the forms means that it is quicker and easier for you to complete the forms online because it is clear which part of the forms you need to complete dependent on your earlier answers. In addition to completing the form, you can attach drawings and other files. Payment to Thanet District Council can be made online, over the phone or by cheque.

        The aim is to encourage new ways of working within the planning service that will support an almost paperless system.

        Download application forms and guidance notes

        Application Forms

        To ensure that you provide the information necessary for your application to be processed efficiently, different forms and accompanying guidance notes, are provided for different types of application, these include:

        • Householder applications
        • Full planning permission
        • Outline planning permission, including approval of reserved matters
        • Listed building consent
        • Conservation area consent
        • Advertisement consent
        • Tree works (including trees protected by a TPO and trees in a conservation area)
        • Certificate of lawfulness of existing and proposed use or development

        For the first time, if you need to apply for two consent types, e.g. planning permission and listed building consent, combined forms are available which include the questions for both application types. If you use one of these combined forms, even though you only have to complete one form, it will be treated as two applications and you will be advised of two application numbers, one for each type of consent.

        Download application forms and guidance notes from the planning portal by using the links below.

        IDApplication typeApplication

        Form (pdf)

        Form help text (pdf)
        Householder Applications
        001Householder Application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling (Town and Country Planning Act 1990)
        002Householder Application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and conservation area consent Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act) 1990Application FormNotes
        003Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act) 1990Notes
        Applications for Full Planning Permission
        004Application for planning permission Town and Country Planning Act 1990Application FormNotes
        007Application for planning permission and conservation area consent for demolition in a conservation area

        Town and Country Planning Act 1990  Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act) 1990

        Application FormNotes
        008Application for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building;    Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act) 1990Application Form
        009Application for planning permission and consent to display an advertisement(s) Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisement) (England) Regulations 2007Notes
        Application for Outline Permission
        005Application for outline planning permission with some matters reserved Town and Country Planning Act 1990Application FormNotes
        006Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved Town and Country Planning Act 1990Application Form
        Application for Reserved  Matters and Removal or Variation of Conditions
        023Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval Article 5

        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010

        Application FormNotes
        025Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990Application FormNotes
        027Application for approval of details reserved by condition Town and Country Planning Act 1990 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990Application FormNotes
        Conservation Area Consent (only), Listed Building Consent (only) plus Advertisement Consent and Works to Trees
        010Application for conservation area consent for demolition in a conservation area Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas Act) 1990Application FormNotes
        011

        Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

        Application FormNotes
        031Application for tree works: Works to Trees Subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and/or Notification of Proposed Works to Trees in Conservation Areas (CA) Town and Country Planning Act 1990Application Form
        Advertisement Consent Only
        012Application for consent to display an advertisement(s)

        Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisement) (England) Regulations 2007

        Application FormNotes
        Lawful Development Certificate Applications
        014Application for a Lawful Development Certificate  for an Existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition Town and Country Planning Act 1990:  Section 191 as amended by section 10 of the Planning and Compensation Act 1991.

        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010

        Notes
        015Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a Proposed use or development  Town and Country Planning Act 1990: Section 192, as amended by Section 10 of the Planning and Compensation Act 1991.

        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010

        Notes
        033Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building Notes
        Other Application Types 
        020Application for prior notification of proposed development by telecommunications code systems operators Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 Schedule 2, part 24Application FormNotes
        022Application for prior notification of proposed demolition

        Town and Country Planning General Development Order 1995 Schedule 2, Part 31

        Application FormNotes
        016Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed building Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 schedule 2, parts 6 & 7Notes
        017Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed road Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 schedule 2, parts 6 & 7Notes
        018Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – excavation/waste material

        Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 Schedule 2, parts 6 & 7

        Application Form
        019Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed fish tank (cage)

        Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 Schedule 2, parts 6 & 7

        Application FormNotes
        021Application for Hedgerow Removal Notice

        The Environment Act 1995  The Hedgerows Regulations 1997 Schedule 4

        Application FormNotes

         

        For all other Prior Notification Applications please download the application from here

         

        New 1 App forms
        034Non Material AmendmentsApplication FormNotes

         

         Notice to be served on Owner/Tenants
        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 11 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION FOR HOUSEHOLDER DEVELOPMENT

        This notice is to be printed and served on individuals prior to completing Certificates B or C.

        Notice
        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 11 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION

        Notice 1 – This notice is to be printed and served on individuals if Certificate B or C is completed.

        Notice
        Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 11 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION

        Notice 2 – This notice is for publication in a local newspaper if Certificate C or D is completed.

        Notice

         

        Fees Schedule
         A Guide to the New Fees for Planning Applications – The fees apply from 17 January 2018 onwards Guidance Note

         

        Note: You are strongly advised to read the guidance notes thoroughly before making your applications. It is most important that the correct numbers of copies of the application are provided in order for your submission to be valid and progress to be made. If you are in any doubt as to what form you require help and advice is available via the Planning Portal an online service for information (where you can also fill in your form on screen) or, please contact the Planning Department on 01843 577150.

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        Make your application valid

        We can only progress applications that are valid/complete. “Valid” means that all the relevant information specified in the checklist for each application type must be provided in full at the start of the process, and to an acceptable quality.

        Many applications submitted to us are incomplete and this slows up their progress and can put you to more expense.

        Most common reasons for incomplete applications

        • No planning fee submitted.
        • Floor plans and elevations not matching
        • Application form incomplete
        • Location plan submitted without north point.
        • No scale/scale bar on plans/plans not to scale
        • No heritage statement when required.

        The local lists of validation requirements below explain the type of information required for certain types of applications and are to assist applicants to get applications valid upon first submission.

        No of Application

        Type

        DescriptionValidation

        Checklist

        001HouseholderChecklist
        002Householder and Listed BuildingChecklist
        003Full, Outline and Reserved MattersChecklist
        011Listed BuildingChecklist
        012Advertisement ConsentChecklist
        025Variation or Removal of ConditionChecklist
        031Tree WorksChecklist
        034Non-Material AmendmentChecklist
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        Planning Application Obligations for Residential Development between 1-9 units

        Planning Application Obligations for Residential Development between 1-9 units

         

        Thanet District Council has been collecting contributions on developments of 10 dwellings or more towards the Strategic Access Management and Monitoring (SAMM) plan, which provides a strategy to mitigate the potential in-combination impacts of new housing development and resulting recreation pressure on the Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay Special Protection Area (SPA).

         

        The whole of the Thanet District is within the Zone of Influence of the SAMM area. The Council can only agree to a proposed residential development if we know that it will not have a significant effect on the protected sites. The only methodology recognised by Natural England to demonstrate that development will have no significant impact upon the protected sites is by contributing towards the mitigation measures within the SAMM.

         

        The Council has sought contributions on the “10 or more” basis pending the finalising of the Council’s housing target within the new Local Plan. With the submission of the Draft Local Plan to the Planning Inspectorate on the 30th October 2018, the Council has set the housing target within the plan period to 2031 as 17,140. In agreement with Natural England, any planning application for new residential development of any amount, including developments for the creation of new units within changes of use, submitted or validated after the 30th October 2018 will be required to contribute towards the SAMM prior to any approval of an application.

         

        To secure the contribution, the Council will require the submission of a unilateral undertaking under Section 106 of the Planning Act. This is attached to any planning permission to make the development acceptable that wouldn’t otherwise be allowed. The land itself is then bound by the legal agreement.

         

        The Council have produced a draft Unilateral undertaking for use for planning applications where the creation of one or more residential units is proposed and the SAMM contribution is the only contribution required. This would apply to development which creates between 1 and 9 units. The draft agreement is here: Thanet Unilateral Undertaking

         

        The tariff for the SAMM must be calculated as per the table below:

         

        Tariff per dwelling– including requirement for in-perpetuity funding‘17k’ Tariff 17,140 total Balance of 12568
        1 bedroom flat£202
        2 bedroom house or 2bedroom flat £320
        3 bedroom house£424
        4+ bedroom house£530
        Average tariff per dwelling£350

         

        The correct total figure of contribution in relation to your development must be entered into the unilateral undertaking.

         

        Because planning obligations run with the land, all owners, lessees and mortgagees must be signatories. Obligations can have significant effects on the use, and therefore value of, the land. The Council must satisfy itself that all those with a legal interest in the land are ascertained. As a planning obligation can be enforced by the Council against any person deriving title from the owner and against the person entering into the obligation, the Council requires all those interested in the land (including all owners, lessees and mortgagees) to sign the legal instrument containing the planning obligation.

         

        We strongly advise that independent legal advice is taken before entering into a planning obligation. You may wish your legal adviser to draw up the Planning obligation unilateral.

         

        A fully completed draft copy of the unilateral, is required within 28 days of the valid date of the application. If this is not received, the Council will be minded to refuse the application. 

         

        Due to the government mandated determination deadlines for planning applications, a fully completed draft copy of the unilateral, is required within 28 days of the valid date of the application. If we do not received a draft unilateral undertaking for the development by this date, then the Council will be minded to refuse the application.

         

        The responsibility to ensure this deed is correct rests with the applicant and their advisors.

         

        Once the draft has been checked by the planning officer, we will require the submission of 2 copies of an original signed agreement, an official search 3 without priority for the land (land registry documents), and a colour plan indicating the site (edged in red) before planning permission can be granted.

         

        If officer are minded to refuse the application, we will not seek a completed signed unilateral undertaking from you.

         

        Land Registry Documents

         

        We require an Official Search without priority to be submitted, including up to date copy of HM Land Registry‟s “Official copy of register of title‟, comprising three parts. Part A (Property Register) describes the land and estate comprised in the title. Part B (Proprietorship Register) specifies the class of property title (i.e. the type of rights). Part C (Charges Register) contains any charges and other matters that affect the land (e.g. mortgages and other loans secured on the land).

         

        Further guidance is available here:

         

        https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-search-without-priority-os3

         

        https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/official-searches-and-outline-applications/practice-guide-12-official-searches-and-outline-applications

         

        Other Information

         

        Please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that the Deed has been properly completed and executed. If it has not, the Deed will not be accepted and you will be required to re-execute the Deed and this will cause delay and may result in your application being refused.

         

        The Council cannot accept payment for any obligations prior to the Unilateral Undertaking and the granting of an associated planning permission, therefore we will not accept any payments prior to the granting of a planning permission.

         

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