Roof plan

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Description 

You need to submit a roof plan if your application is to; 

  • carry out a development that is located on the roof 
  • carry out a development that relates to alteration to a roof line 
  • amend a condition that refers to amending a roof line 
  • discharge a condition that refers to amending a roof line 
  • remove or vary a condition that refers to amending a roof line 

Guidance 

If your propsal includes a new conservatory, the product specification may include a scaled roof plan. 

However, if your proposal includes a replacement conservatory, you will need to submit a proposed and existing roof plan. 

View our example plans for more details

You can get help and advice from our Duty Planner on roof plans 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

Depending on the details of your application, you may have to submit a roof plan when you are making an application for: 

If your application is for one of these types of planning permission, you need to submit a roof plan if your proposal is to: 

  • carry out a development that is located on the roof 
  • carry out a development that relates to alteration to a roof line 
  • amend a condition that refers to amending a roof line 
  • discharge a condition that refers to amending a roof line 
  • remove or vary a condition that refers to amending a roof line 
Validation requirements

Required by 

National requirement. You can find details of this requirement in section 16 of the National Planning Policy Framework 

  • Local requirement. You can find details of this requirement in: 
    • Local plan review policy RLP95 
    • Local plan review policy RLP96 
    • Local plan review policy RLP99 
    • Local plan review policy RLP100 
    • Local plan review policy RLP101 
    • Local plan review policy RLP102 
    • Local plan review policy RLP103 
    • Local plan review policy RLP104 
    • Core strategy policy CS9 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP55 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP56 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP57 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP58 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP59 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP60 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP61 
    • Draft local plan policy LPP62