The Validation of Planning Applications: Guidance for local
- Published: 7 December 2007
- Site: Planning, building and the environment
This guidance outlines the new procedures for the validation
of planning applications by local planning authorities;
provides guidance on the scope of material that should be
supplied with planning applications; and outlines the benefits
of local lists in helping local planning authorities to achieve
good performance and providing local planning authorities and
applicants with greater certainity as to the nature and extent
of information required in order to validate applications.
This document replaces Best Practice Guidance on the
Validation of Planning Applications (published 1 March
2005) and the draft guidance (published 8 August 2007).
The Validation of Planning Applications:
Guidance for local planning authorities