How to respond to planning applications
Most significant developments in the United Kingdom require planning permission from a local planning authority. This process usually involves the submission of a planning application.
As a member of the public, you are entitled to examine and comment on planning applications as they are made. This is your chance to press for planning decisions that work for the good of the environment and your local community.
This guide tells you how to find out more about a planning application and — if necessary — how you can take action.