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Do I need planning permission?

STEP 1: IS THE SITE IN BEDFORD BOROUGH COUNCIL AREA?  

 CHECK ON THIS MAP 

 

STEP 2: ARE THE WORKS PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT?

Check what is Permitted Development on the link to the interactive guides below. For conservation areas there is some more guidance here. The PD rights can also be withdrawn on a property / site so this will need to be checked before starting any work, you can do this on the map search, How To Guide 12 provides assistance.  

                                                       For Dropped Kerbs please also check here

CHECK PERMITTED DEVELOPMENT

 

STEP 3: CHECK THE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS and REFER TO HOW TO GUIDE 6 

These questions cover a broad range of topics and could answer your enquiry or direct you to where the answer is. To View, click on the link below, in 'All Categories' select 'Environment & Planning' then 

'All Sub-Categories' Select 'Planning'. Click on 'Search'.

How to Guide 6 (page 5) gives advice on how to amend a determined application.  

                           PLANNING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS                      

 

STEP 4: SUBMIT A PLANNING ENQUIRY AND THE INFORMATION REQUIRED:

To obtain a response from planning you are required to complete and submit the planning advice form which must be accompanied by:

  • An Ordnance Survey, to scale, location plan with the site outlined in red. This must not be a screen dump or copy from any website. Any other documentation or information to be supplied is detailed on the form
  • A fee is charged for this advice. The list of fees and exemptions is shown below. Please note N/A on this list means the option is not available.
  • To pay please submit the fee online by using the Eform below, OR call -01234 718068 during business hours detailed here OR send a cheque to Bedford Borough Council quoting on the back the site address or Eform number provided after you submit.  

 

PLANNING ADVICE FEE LIST & EXEMPTIONS

  FOR ARCHAEOLOGY CHARGING SCHEDULE PLEASE CLICK HERE

 

PLANNING ADVICE E-FORM

 

                                 If you would prefer to print a paper copy please click here

 

Minerals and Waste Pre-application Enquiries

The Minerals and Waste planning service is provided by a team based at Central Bedfordshire Council. All Minerals and Waste related enquiries should therefore be sent to MWapplications@centralbedforshire.gov.uk

 

Please note that as from 1 May 2012 there will be a charge for this advice. Full details of the charging scheme are provided below:

Minerals & Waste pre-application advice form

Minerals & Waste pre-application guidance notes

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Here you will find information on environmental and planning issues. This section provides a wealth of information including details on how to make or enquire about a planning application, rubbish, waste and recycling information.

 


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