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Comment on an Application

If you make a comment we will publish it on the Councils website. Do not enter any personal information that you do not want in the public domain. The Council will not accept any responsibility for the contents of comments submitted. We reserve the right to remove any comments containing defamatory, abusive or malicious allegations.


Plans, drawings and material submitted to the local authority are protected by the Copyright Acts 1988 Act (section 47). You may only use material which is downloaded and/or printed for consultation purposes, to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed in accordance with the approved plans. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner (the applicant / agent / architect). You may, however, make copies of the decision notice provided the copies are not altered in any way.

With regard to Ordnance Survey mapping or any mapping created from Ordnance Survey material, you are reminded that this is also subject to Crown Copyright. You may view or download this for private and non-commercial purposes only. Such mapping may not be further sub-licensed, sold, demonstrated, lent or otherwise transferred or exploited without the prior written permission of Ordnance Survey.

Personal Data

The local authority will try to ensure that only information which forms part of the Statutory Register is made available on this website. Applicant Names and Addresses form part of the Statutory Register and must, therefore, appear on the website. Names and Addresses of those commenting on an Application - comments made on planning applications are regarded as forming part of the Statutory Register and, as such, the local authority has a duty to make this information available for public inspection (in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Access to Information Act (1985)) and will, therefore, publish letters received in connection with a planning application on this website and make copies available on the case file.

The local authority will make every effort to remove personal details such as telephone numbers, email addresses and signatures prior to the information appearing on this website.

Please note: If you do not provide or do not wish your name and address to appear on this website or within the case file then your comments will be treated as anonymous and your views will not be taken into account by the planning officer.

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