You can view all of our planning applications online, if the application is live then you may also be able to comment on this. Before commenting on an application there are some things you need to know.

Your comments will be published

Comments have to be made public, so in confidence and anonymous comments will not be considered.

We will publish your comments along with your name and address. There are some exceptions where we can accept anonymous comments.

When you comment on a planning application we will publish your name and address on our website. This is to demonstrate your interest in a planning application because the process is transparent and open.

We do remove your email address, telephone number and signature from any comments or documents that we receive.

If you have a specific reason why you do not want your name and address displaying on our website, for example if you are subject to harassment then please contact us

Only comment on planning matters

Make sure you only comment on planning matters (information not related to planning will not be considered).

  • don't make any comment about the applicant or other interested parties. Abusive or racist comments will not be tolerated and we reserve the right to remove any inappropriate comment.

  • don't use the online comments facility as a forum to exchange views.

  • we reserve the right to close your account if we determine that you are not using the service appropriately.