What can I comment on a planning application?

What can I comment on?

You can support, object or make a general comment about a planning application.

Valid objections

When objecting, there are only certain types of objection that can be considered when assessing a planning application. These are known as 'material considerations'.

Some examples of valid objections include:

  • loss of light or overshadowing
  • overlooking or loss of privacy
  • hazards to pedestrians
  • increased risk of traffic accidents

Material considerations in detail

For more information on material considerations, visit: