Photographs and photomontages

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Description 

You can provide photographs of your proposed development site to support your application.  

You can also submit a photomontage of what your proposed development will look like when it is finished. 

Guidance 

Advertising consent 

You must submit photographs if you are making an application for advertising consent. Your photographs must; 

  • show the sign in its proposed location  
  • include the scale details of the sign 

Major developments 

If your proposal is for a major development, you should submit a photomontage of what your proposed development will look like when it is finished. 

Listed building consent 

If you are applying for listed building consent, you can submit photographs to help us understand your proposal. 

The photographs you submit should show: 

the proposed development site, including any existing buildings. 

help us understand the context of the development and the local character 

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on photgraphs, photomomtages and 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
Validation requirements

Required by 

  • National requirement. You can find details of this requirement in the National Planning Policy Framework 
  • Local requirement. You can find details of this requirement in: 
    • Local plan review policy RLP3 
    • Local plan review policy RLP90 
    • Core strategy policy CS9 
    • Draft local plan policy SP1 
    • Draft local plan policy SP6 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP1 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP50 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP55