In this Simple Guide, we are going to answer questions about the Pre-Application Advice Service and explain how, in some cases, it can really help your building project, paving the way to a smoother Planning Permission process, or saving you money by indicating at an early stage whether a project is worth pursuing.
What is 'Pre-Application Advice'?
Why might I need Pre-Application Advice instead of applying for full Planning Permission straight away?
What type of building projects should apply for Pre-Application Advice?
How much will it cost?
Should I apply or should my architect apply on my behalf?
What will be submitted?
How do I submit my project for Pre-Application Advice?
What do I get at the end?
What do I do with the advice that I have been given?
Does favourable advice guarantee full Planning Permission Approval?
Does negative advice mean that I should not apply for full Planning Permission?
Is there a time limit on the advice given before I apply for Planning Permission?
Will my details be made public?