Amendment statement - Planning validation requirements

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Planning document information


An amendment statement details and explains the changes to plans you have submitted previously. 

Your amendment statement helps anyone reviewing your proposal to understand the differences between the old and the new schemes.  


The statement you submit should include an executive summary and be clear, easy to read and jargon free. 

Your amendment statement must show and explain the changes to plans you have submitted previously. 

You can include your amendment statement as part of your design and access statement.  

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on amendment statements and other types of planning applications. 

You can get detailed feedback on your proposal by using our pre-application advice service

Personal and confidential statement 

We may publish any information you submit as part of your application. You must tell us if there is any information you do not want us to publish when you submit your application.  

If however, we believe that this information is in the public interest, we reserve the right to publish it.  

We may also decide parts of your submission are not in the public interest and may redact this information. This information may include telephone numbers, email addresses and signatures. 

When you need to submit this information

Depending on the details of your application, you may have to submit an amendment statement when you are making an application for: 

If your application is for one of these types of planning permission, you need to submit an amendment statement if your proposal is for: 

  • for a revision to an approved application 
  • revised plans have been submitted as part of a current application 
Validation requirements

Required by 

  • Local requirement