Validation and Checklists
National Validation Criteria
This is mandatory information however the Local Validation criteria is set by us. A composite list of our local validation criteria and associated documents are attached.
Local Validation Criteria
We have prepared some simple validation checklists which will help you identify these criteria detailing what you need to include in your application.
Please note as from the 4th January 2016 the following changes came into force see below.
Community Infrastructure Levy
The Government’s requires local councils to implement a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for certain types of planning schemes.
National Policy Driver
CIL Charging Schedule was approved by Full Council on 15th September 2015 (CIL Regulations 2010 as amended).
Types of application that require this information
All full applications creating over 100sqm of new floorspace, 100sqm of change of use floorspace or a new dwelling, including prior approvals under permitted development.
What information is required and links to further advice
Please see the Planning Portal for advice regarding the CIL and all relevant forms (http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/planning/applications/howtoapply/whattosubmit/cil). Information regarding our CIL charges can be found at www.birmingham.gov.uk/cil
If you are submitting your planning application via the planning portal website, please upload your completed, saved, CIL Requirement Form in the Local Level requirements section of the document upload page, choosing the “CIL Questions” option from the document type dropdown list.
Planning applications received by us that may be liable for CIL and do not have this form accompanying the submission will be placed on hold awaiting the receipt of the completed form.
Remember to also download and complete the equalities monitoring form below and submit it with your application.
Administrative charges on invalid planning applications
Where additional information is required and not submitted, we will retain part of the submitted fee to off-set administration costs
Small-scale (fees upto £3,999) £30
Medium (fees £4,000-£9,999) £50
Large-scale (fees £10,000+) £150
List of Documents
Full Planning Permission -New Local Application requirements for Sustainable Drainage included
Listed Building Consent
Outline Application Forms -New Local Application requirements for Sustainable Drainage included
Lawful Development Certificates
Forms for making changes to a planning application
|Prior Notification Forms|