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Reserved Matters Approval

Reserved Matters Approval - Checklist and Form

Reserved Matters applications are used to obtain approval of any matters not considered under an outline planning application. An outline planning application will be required before consideration of reserved matters.

Please download the Reserved Matters Approval Form (PDF) (opens in new window)

Please make sure your application includes the right information, or it will be judged as invalid.

Application requirements

You will always need:

  • Form
  • Site location plan
  • Existing and proposed plans
  • Correct fee

You will sometimes need:

  • Bat survey
  • Design and access statement
  • Heritage statement
  • Tree survey
  • Flood risk assessment
  • Non-mains drainage information
  • Construction method statement
  • Protected species survey
  • Policy CS16 compliance statement
  • Agricultural appraisal
  • Sustainable drainage system statement
  • Wind energy developments – pre-submission consultation information

For more details about when we need the information above, and what we expect, please see our guidance notes.

Top tip: if you are applying by post, please send three copies of all forms, plans and supporting information.

Application guides

Our guidance notes form part of our validation checklists. They provide further details about what information we require with an application.