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Important Advice to Applicants and Agents


Householder Application for Planning Permission for Works or Extension to a Dwelling


List of Required Information

Your application will not be registered if the relevant information is missing


The following is the Local List of information which will be required. This is in addition to the National Requirements referred to on the application form. Please read the list carefully, refer to the Guidance Note if necessary, and submit the relevant information.

  • The development must be described fully and accurately in the forms.
  • All forms must be signed and dated.
  • All the relevant questions on the form must be answered fully and accurately.
  • 3 copies (unless submitted electronically) of a clear, scaled Ordnance Survey based location plan must be submitted with at least two (if practicable) named roads, the house numbers of all adjacent properties and the direction of north shown. The application site must be edged clearly with a red line and a blue line must be drawn around any other land owned by the applicant.
  • 3 copies (unless submitted electronically) of good quality drawings must be submitted which provide full information about site layout , internal arrangements and all elevations, both existing and proposed, and , where appropriate, a contextual drawing, eg. the street scene.
  • All drawings must be clearly marked with unique reference numbers and be clearly dimensioned, including dimensions to boundaries.
  • Drawings must show existing vehicular and pedestrian access points, proposed access points, visibility splays and gradients and details of proposed vehicle parking areas.
  • Drawings must accurately show existing site levels and proposed floor and site levels.
  • Drawings must show trees and shrubs to be removed or retained and details of new landscaping including new trees and shrubs to be planted.
  • Drawings must show all new boundary treatments such as fences and walls, etc.
  • You must indicate clearly what building materials are to be used and where.
  • Drawings must indicate refuse storage and collection arrangements where appropriate.
  • If your property is a Listed Building or in a Conservation Area, you must submitted a Design and Access Statement.
  • The submitted details must include any works that need to be taken in the proposed development to prevent any risk from land contamination (i.e. gas protection membranes (to prevent ingress of landfill gas or other gases) and garden cover systems (to prevent contact with contaminated soils)

The following may be required depending on the proposal. Please refer to the Guidance Note for advice.

  • Daylight/sunlight assessment
  • Ecological assessment
  • Hard and soft landscaping details
  • Heritage Statement
  • Parking and Servicing details
  • Planning statement

This list is not necessarily exhaustive and other points may be identified when your application is received.

If you need advice on any of these points, please see the relevant Guidance Note or contact a planning officer who deals with your area, he or she will be pleased to help.

In order to deal with your application quickly we need all the information asked for on the application form.

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Planning & Building Control
Tameside MBC
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Ashton Under Lyne
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