Abandoned farm in Hartsop copyright Michael Turner

Full Planning Permission

Full Planning Permission Checklist and Form

Full Planning Permission is required when you're planning to make a change of use of land or buildings, or to carry out works and operations including erecting buildings which haven't followed the outline and reserved matters procedures.

Please download the Full Planning Permission 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
  • Biodiversity net gain information (including baseline ecological information, biodiversity gain plan and completed Natural England metric) - applies to applications submitted on or after 1 January 2022
  • Construction method statement
  • Contaminated land assessment
  • Design and access statement
  • Fire statement
  • Flood risk assessment
  • Heritage statement
  • Non-mains drainage information
  • Nutrient neutrality information
  • Protected species survey
  • Renewable and low carbon energy (Policy 20) statement
  • Sustainable drainage system statement
  • Tree survey
  • 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.

Application guides

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