The Cheviot Hills, Northumberland National Park\n© Simon Fraser

Planning Forms and Guidance Notes

On this page you will find the necessary forms for making a planning application to Northumberland National Park Authority along with guidance notes for applicants.  Please refer to these notes before completing your application.

You may also find it useful to read our Planning Service Guide ( PDF document PDF format, 90kb) which explains what happens to an application when we receive it; how we process it, what consultations are carried out, site visit procedures, how we negotiate, etc.  The guide has information on how to comment on an application.

From 22nd November 2012, the fees payable to Local Planning Authorities when submitting planning applications will increase.  Any applications submitted after this date must be accompanied by the new fee in order to be made valid.

Planning fees are set by central government and Local Planning Authority such as Northumberland National Park Authority have no discretion to vary the amounts or the rules under which fees are applied.  Details of the changes are given in the draft Statutory Instrument : the NNPA Planning Fees schedule will be updated shortly to reflect the new fees.

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The Planning Application form should be used for full applications for new building works, full applications for a change of use, approval of reserved matters or renewal of temporary permission.  If the site operations will affect a Listed Building, or the site is located in a Conservation Area, the relevant combined form should be used.

When making an application you must also submit a completed certificate, giving details of the ownership of the application site.  Please read the guidance for ownership certificates and notices ( PDF document PDF Format, 47kb) for more information.

All applications for new open market local needs housing developments must be accompanied by a completed draft Section 106 Agreement based on this model ( Microsoft Word document Word document, 109 Kb )

 

The Householder Planning Application form allows householders to apply for planning permission for extensions, minor alterations, garages, etc. If the building affected is a Listed Building, or is situated in a Conservation Area, the relevant combined form should be used.

When making an application you must also submit a completed certificate, giving details of the ownership of the application site.  Please read the guidance for ownership certificates and notices ( PDF document PDF Format, 48kb) for more information.

 

The application form for Listed Building Consent should be used to make applications for alterations to a Listed Building.  The application form for demolition in a Conservation Area should be used if it is proposed to demolish an Unlisted Building in a Conservation Area.

When making an application you must also submit a completed certificate, giving details of the ownership of the application site.  Please read the guidance for ownership certificates and notices ( PDF document PDF Format, 47kb) for more information.

 

The application form for removal or variation of a condition should be used to apply for a condition to be removed or varied following the grant of planning permission.

 

The application form for Consent to Display an Advertisement should be used for applications to display an advertisement in Northumberland National Park.

 

The application form for non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission should be used for applications to make small changes to the details of a development which has been approved within the previous 3 years.

 

The application form for a new planning permission to replace an extant planning permission should be used to extend the time limit for implementation.

 

The relevant application form for Agricultural or Forestry Determinations should be used to make applications for determinations whether prior approval of details is required.

 

The appropriate application form for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Existing or Proposed Use or development should be used if you wish to establish whether any existing or proposed use of buildings or land would be lawful for planning control purposes.

Useful Links

DCLG publication - "Lawful Development Certificates - A User's Guide"

 

The application form for Consent to Carry Out Work to Trees Covered by a Tree Preservation Order or in a Conservation Area should be used to make applications for work on trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order, or in a Conservation Area

 

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