National and local planning validation requirements
Optional Technical Standards for new housing
Assess the provision of local affordable housing for a residential housing scheme.
Appraisal should demonstrate justification for a new agricultural building
How to assess the archaeological value of a site and the impact that proposed development will have and demonstrate appropriate measures to protect archaeology.
Assess the essential need for any residential development proposals in open countryside locations.
Show the impact of a development on air quality.
How to consider the conservation of biodiversity when deciding a planning application for large or greenfield sites.
Assess the pollution impact of a biomass boiler reports.
Explain how works on a development (including demolition) will start during the construction or demolition phase to prevent harm resulting from a scheme.
Evaluate any risks from potential contamination to a proposed development and assess remedial measures which may need to be taken.
Explain the design principles and concepts applied to a development and demonstrate how specific issues which might affect access have been addressed.
Identify projects where Environmental Impact Assessment apply. Assess, consult and decide on managing projects which may have significant environmental effects.
Assess the impact of any proposed external lighting on neighbouring properties or the wider area.
Assess the potential impact of a development on the local water environment. identify potential increased flood risk to nearby land and properties.
How to ensure a satisfactory standard of foul drainage.
Heads of terms Section 106 agreements, including forms, guidance and fees.
Show the affects the development could have on a heritage asset.
When a broadband statement is required for new developments
Demonstrate how landscaping schemes will contribute positively to the streetscape and local character of an area.
Assess the potential impacts of a development on visual amenity and landscape character.
Assess whether sufficient marketing of an existing site or building or business has been undertaken, before submitting a planning application.
Requirements for development in caravan sites in the Arnside and Silverdale AONB
How to provide information regarding the external materials to be used in a development.
How to assess what noise impact a development will have and how to lessen noise impact.
How to give relevant supporting information and justification for a proposed development and show how it meets local and national planning policy requirements.
How to present plans and drawings for planning applications.
Show that a private water supply is feasible, adequate and does not compromise other private water supplies.
Applications involving the loss of local shop, pub, community hall
Show that a building is structurally sound and is capable of conversion without extensive rebuilding.
How to ensure a good standard of surface water drainage for a development and minimise the risk of flooding.
Assess if a proposal meets the legal requirements for installating of telecommunications equipment.
Assessment the impact of a retail, leisure or office development on the vitality and viability of a town centre.
Assess the impact of development upon the highway network and minimise the use of private motor vehicles.
Tree surveys, tree constraints and protection plans and arboricultural method statements.
Certain developments require ventilation, exhaust or extraction reports to ensure no nuisance, disturbance or loss of amenity is caused to nearby properties.