Finding out how to apply

Northumberland National Park Authority has a number of Validation Checklists which provide guidance on the forms and documents which must be submitted in support of different application types. Application forms and guidance notes for each application type may also be downloaded using the link below.

UPDATE: FEBRUARY 2019

Members agreed at Full Authority on 12th December 2018 to delegate Authority to the Chief Executive to agree the finalised local validation checklist to be published. Each of the validation requirements have now been reviewed and updated. The Chief Executive approved the updated Local Validation Checklist on 10th January 2019. Copies of the Full Authority Committee Report and Delegated Report are available on request to [email protected].

The updated checklists are available below.

Submitting a planning application

The best way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal. Alternatively you may apply by post, email or in person to:

Northumberland National Park Authority
Eastburn
South Park
Hexham
Northumberland
NE46 1BS

Email: [email protected]

Please note that 3 hard copies of all application documents and plans are required.

Householder Planning Applications

More information

Listed Building Consent

More information

Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or.. (cont.)

Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building.

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for consent to display an advertisement and application for...(cont)

Application for consent to display an advertisement and application for listed building consent

View Validation Checklist

Form and guidance notes not currently available – under review

Lawful Development Certificates

More information

Application for a lawful development certificate for an existing use...(cont)

Application for a lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation or activity, including those in breach of a planning condition.

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

 

Application for a lawful development certificate for a proposed use...(cont)

Application for a lawful development certificate for a proposed use or development

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works to a...(cont)

Application for a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works to a listed building

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Hedgerows and Trees

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Prior Notifications

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Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestr...(cont)

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed building

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestr...(cont)

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed road

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry...(cont)

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – excavation/waste material

View Validation Checklist

Download Application

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry...(cont)

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed fish tank (cage)

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for prior notification of proposed development in respect...(cont)

Application for prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunications code systems operators

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Download National Guidance Notes

Application for prior notification of proposed demolition

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of a building...(cont)

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of a building from office (use Class B1) use to a use falling within use Class C3 (dwellings/houses)

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Guidance notes not currently available

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use to state...(cont)

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use to state-funded school or registered nursery

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of...(cont)

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of an agricultural building to a state-funded school or registered nursery

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form 

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of...(cont)

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of agricultural building to a flexible use within shops, financial and professional services, restaurants and cafes, business, storage or distribution, hotels, or assembly or leisure

View Validation Checklist

Download Application Form

Non-material amendments

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