Supporting Documents:

Planning Fees on the Planning Portal Website (external link)

Validation Requirements Opens as a PDF (244 KB)

Design & Access Statements Guidance Opens as a PDF (17 KB)

Application Forms

You are encouraged to submit your planning application form and plans online through the Planning Portal. Here you will find on-line application forms, can attach drawings and other documents, make OS plans of your site and pay on-line using a debit or credit card, along with interactive guidance to help you through the process.

Note: When submitting hard copies of applications please only send one copy of all documents, multiples are no longer necessary.

Erewash Borough Council collects the personal information applicants provide on the application form. We will use this information to allow us to contact the applicant and to process the application. We will publish the applicant’s name online in the planning register. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes or any other reason unless required to do so by law.

For more information explaining how we protect and use your information please see our privacy policy

All forms and guidance notes links are PDF documents, all documents are between 20kb and 50kb and all guidance notes link to an external website.

Application form name and reference numberFormGuidanceValidation checklist
Householder Application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling App01 Download App01 form Guidance Notes App01

National Requirements.

Local Requirements may include some or all of the following:
• Biodiversity Survey and Report
• Flood risk assessment
• Noise impact assessment
• Other plans (dependant on the circumstances of the case)
• Parking and Access Arrangements
• Photographs/photomontages
• Planning Statement
• Tree survey/Arboricultural implications

1APP 03. Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building

Download 1 App 03 Application Form

1 App 03 Guidance Notes

1App 03  Validation Checklist Txt file

1APP 04Application for planning permissionDownload 1App 04 Application FormGuidance Notes 1App 04

National Requirements for applying for planning permission.

Local requirements may include some or all of the following:
• Affordable housing statement
• Air quality assessment
• Biodiversity survey and report
• Building For Life Assessment
• Conservation Area appraisal
• Environmental Impact Assessment
• Evidence to accompany applications for town centre uses including impactassessment
• Existing and proposed car parking and access arrangements
• Flood risk assessment
• Foul sewerage assessment
• Heritage Statement (including historical, archaeological features and Scheduled Ancient Monuments)
• Land contamination assessment
• Lighting assessment
• Noise impact assessment
• Open space assessment
• Other plans
• Photographs/photomontages
• Planning obligations/draft Head(s) of Terms
• Planning Statement/Business Case
• Statement of Community Involvement
• Structural Survey
• Energy Efficiency/Sustainability Statement
• Transport assessment
• (Draft) travel plan
• Tree survey/Arboricultural implications
• Ventilation/extraction statement

1APP 05 - Application for outline planning permission with some matters reservedDownload 1App 05 Application Form1App 05 Guidance Notes1App 05 Validation checklist Txt file
1APP 06- Application for outline planning permission with all matters reservedDownload 1App 06 Application Form1App 06 Guidance Notes1App 06 Validation Checklist Txt file
1APP 08 - Application for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed buildingDownload 1App 08 Application Form1App 08 Guidance Notes1App 08 Validation Checklist Txt file
1APP 09 - Application for planning permission and consent to display an advertisementDownload 1App 09 Application Form1App 09 Guidance Notes1App 09 Validation Checklist Txt file
1APP 11 - Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed buildingDownload 1App 11 Application Form1App 11 Guidance Notes

National Requirements:

  • Completed form.
  • A plan which identifies the land to which the application relates drawn to an identified scale and showing the direction of North.
  • A copy of other plans and drawings or information necessary to describe the subject of the application including: Block plan of the site (for example at a scale of 1:100 or 1:200) showing any site boundaries; Existing and proposed elevations (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100); Existing and proposed floor plans (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100); Existing and proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100); Plans to a scale of not less than 1:20 to show all new doors, windows, shop- fronts, panelling, fireplaces, plaster moulding and other decorative details; Roof plans (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100); The completed Ownership Certificate (A, B, C or D – as applicable) as required by Regulation 6 of the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Regulations 1990; Design and access statement;
    In addition, where Ownership Certificates B, C or D have been completed, notice(s) as required by Regulation 6 of the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Regulations 1990 must be given and/or published in accordance with this Regulation.

Local requirements may include some or all of the following:

  • Biodiversity Survey and Report / Protected Species Survey.
  • Heritage Statement (including historical, archaeological features and Scheduled Ancient Monuments).
  • Land Contamination Assessment.
  • Other plans.
  • Photographs/photomontages showing the whole building and its setting and/or the particular section of the building affected by the proposals.
  • Planning Statement/Business Case.
  • Structural Survey of the building.
  • Tree survey/Arboricultural implications.
1APP 12 - Application for consent to display an advertisement1App 12 Application Form1App 12 Guidance Notes1App12 Validation checklist HTML
1APP 14 - Application for a Lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition1App 14 Application Form1App 14 Guidance Notes1App14 Validation Checklist HTML
1APP 15 - Application for a Lawful Development certificate for a proposed use or development1App 15 Application Form1App 15 Guidance Notes

National Requirements:
• Completed form
• A plan identifying the land to which the application relates drawn to an identified scale and showing the direction of north
• Such evidence verifying the information included in the application as can be provided
• Such other information as is considered to be relevant to the application
• The appropriate fee
Local requirements may include some or all of the following:
• Plans:
o Existing and proposed elevations (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
o Existing and proposed floor plans (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
o Site survey plan (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
• Planning Statement/Business Case

1APP 16 - Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development proposed building1App 16 Application Form1App 16 Guidance NotesNational Requirements:
• A completed form or written description of the proposed development and the materials to be used
• A plan indicating the site
• The appropriate fee
Local Requirements may include some or all of the following:
• Plans:
• Existing and proposed elevations (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
• Existing and proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
• Existing and proposed floor plans (for example at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100)
• Photographs/photomontages
• Planning Statement/Business Case
1APP 17 - Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development proposed road.Download 1App 17 Application Form1App 17 Guidance Notes

National Requirements: A completed form or written description of the proposed development and the materials to be used; A plan indicating the site; The appropriate fee.

Local requirements may include some or all of the following: Planning statement/Business Case; Landscaping details.

1APP 18 - Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste materialDownload 1 App 18 Application Form1App 18 Guidance NotesValidation Checklist for application for prior notification of proposed agricultural development - proposed excavation/deposit of waste material from the farm
National Requirements: A completed form or written description of the proposed development and the materials to be used; A plan indicating the site; The appropriate fee.
Local requirements may include some or all of the following: Planning statement/Business Case; Landscaping details.
1APP 19 - Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - proposed fish tankDownload 1App 19 Application Form1App 19 Guidance NotesNational requirements:
  •  A completed form or written description of the proposed development and the materials to be used.
  • A plan indicating the site
  • The appropriate fee
Local requirements may include some or all of the following: Planning statement/Business Case.
1APP 20 - Application for prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunications code systems operatorsDownload 1App 20 Application Form1 App 20 Guidance Notes1App 20 Validation Checklist HTML
1APP 21 - Application for hedgerow removal noticeDownload 1 App 21 Application Form1App 21 Guidance Notes

National requirements: A completed form or the form set out in Schedule 4 to the Hedgerow Regulations 1997; A plan which clearly shows the location and length of the hedgerow to be removed (if possible, please provide a plan to a scale of 1:2500. A different scale can be used so long as it shows clearly the location and length of the hedgerow or hedgerows that you wish to remove); Evidence of the date of planting.

Local Requirements: May include some or all of the following: Arboricultural implications; Biodiversity / Ecological / Protected Species Survey.

1APP 22 - Application for prior notification of proposed demolitionDownload 1 App 22 Application Form1App 22 Guidance NotesNational Requirements:
  • A completed form or written description of the proposed development.
  • A statement that the applicant has displayed a site notice in accordance with A.2(b)(iii) of Part 31 of Schedule 2 to the General Permitted Development Order 1995.
  • The appropriate fee.

Local requirements may include some or all of the following:

  • Biodiversity Survey and Report / Protected Species survey.
  • Photographs/photomontages.
  • Planning Statement (including method statement, hours of operation, details of machinery to be used, location of plant/stockpiles and proposals to mitigate noise, dust).
  • Structural survey.
  • Tree survey/Arboricultural implications.
1APP 23 - Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approvalDownload 1App 23 Application Form1App 23 Guidance Notes1App 23 Validation Checklist HTML
1APP 25 - Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permissionDownload 1App 25 Application Form1App 25 Guidance Notes1App 25 Validation Checklist HTML
1APP 27 - Application for approval of details reserved by condition (Discharge of Condition)Download 1App 27 Application Form1 App 27 Guidance NotesThere are no national requirements for applications for the approval of details reserved by condition except that they should be made in writing.
However, you may submit the following:
• Completed form
• A plan which identifies the land to which the application relates drawn to an identified scale and showing the direction of North
• A copy of other plans and drawings or information necessary to describe the subject of the application
Local requirements may include some or all of the following:
• Photographs/photomontages
• Planning Statement/Business Case
1APP 31 - Application for works to trees subject to a tree preservation order and/or notification of proposed works to trees in conservation areasDownload 1 App 31 Application Form1App 31 Guidance Notes1App 31 Validation Checklist HTML
1APP 34 - Application for a Non-material Amendment Following a Grant of Planning PermissionDownload 1 App 34 Application Form1App 34 Guidance Notesno checklist available 
1APP 35 - Planning application for development relating to the onshore extraction of oil and gasDownload 1App 35 Application Form1App 35 Guidance Notesno checklist available 
1APP 36 - Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building1App 36 Application Form1App 36 Guidance Notes no checklist available 
Application for Permission in PrincipleApplication for permission in principle formno notes availableno checklist available

Forms for Prior Notifications under amended Permitted Development regulations. Form number and name.

FormGuidance notes
1APP 40 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Larger Home ExtensionDownload 1App 40 Application FormDownload 1App 40 Guidance Notes

1APP 41 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops or Casinos (Sui Generis Uses) to Restaurants and Cafés (Class A3), and for building or other operations for the provision of facilities for ventilation, extraction and the storage of rubbish

Download 1 App 41 Application FormDownload 1 App41 Guidance Notes

1APP 42 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Takeaways (Class A5), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops or Launderettes (Sui Generis Uses); or a Mixed Use combining use as a Dwelling house (Class C3) with a Shop (Class A1) or Financial and Professional Service (Class A2), Betting Office, Pay Day Loan Shop or Launderette (Sui Generis Uses); to Dwelling houses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion

Download 1App 42 Application FormDownload 1App 42 Guidance Notes

1APP 43 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Betting Offices or Pay Day Loan Shops (Sui Generis Uses) to Assembly and Leisure (Class D2)

Download 1App 43 Application FormDownload 1App 43 Guidance Notes
1APP 44 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Dwelling houses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion

Download 1app 44 Application Form

Download 1app 44 Guidance Notes

1APP 45 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to a flexible use within Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Restaurants and Cafes (Class A3), Business (Class B1), Storage or Distribution (Class B8), Hotels (Class C1) or Assembly and Leisure (Class D2)

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 46 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to State-Funded School or Registered Nursery

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 47 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Business (Class B1), Hotels (Class C1), Residential Institutions (Class C2/C2A) or Assembly and Leisure (Class D2) to State-Funded School or Registered Nursery

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 48 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Offices (Class B1(a)) to Dwelling houses (Class C3)

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 49 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Light Industrial (Class B1(c)) to Dwelling houses (Class C3)

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 50 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Amusement Arcades/Centres or Casinos (Sui Generis Uses) to Dwelling houses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion

Application FormGuidance Notes
1APP 51 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Collection Facility within the Curtilage of a ShopApplication FormGuidance Notes

1APP 52 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Installation, Alteration or Replacement of other Solar Photovoltaics (PV) equipment on the Roofs of Non-domestic Buildings

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 53 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Provision of Temporary School Buildings on Vacant Commercial Land and the use of that land as a State-funded School for up to 3 Academic Years

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 54 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Temporary Use of Buildings or Land for the purpose of Commercial Film-Making and provision of Temporary Structures, Works, Plant or Machinery required in connection with that use

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 55 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Shops (Class A1), Financial and Professional Services (Class A2), Takeaways (Class A5), Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops or Laundrettes (Sui Generis Uses) to Offices (Class B1(a))

Application FormGuidance Notes
1APP 56 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: New dwelling houses on detached blocks of flatsApplication FormGuidance Notes

1APP 57 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: New dwelling houses on detached buildings in commercial or mixed use

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 58 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: New dwelling houses on terrace buildings in commercial or mixed use

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 59 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: New dwelling houses on terrace buildings in use as dwelling houses

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 60 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: New dwelling houses on detached buildings in use as dwelling houses

Application FormGuidance Notes 

1APP 61 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Enlargement of a dwelling house by construction of additional storeys

Application FormGuidance Notes

1APP 62 - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Demolition of buildings and construction of new dwelling houses in their place

Application FormGuidance Notes

The Notice 1 on Planning Portal Website (external link) must be completed and sent to all known owners.

Where the owner is unknown the Notice to Unknown Owners (Notice 2) on Planning Portal Website (external link) needs to be published in a local newspaper.
A copy of the notice must also be sent with the application to the local authority.