• Guidance on how to view online applications (Pdf)
• View Development Management Committee meetings & Agendas
• Find applications near your house on the Council's Maps
• Find planning history on a property back to 1996
Advice on submitting comments
• Please see the B&NES Privacy Notice and Planning Privacy Notice for information on the data we collect from you when you make a comment on a planning application and what we do with it. Please note that your comment and name will be published in full on the website until the application is decided and are then removed, unless there is an appeal, when it will be republished until the appeal is decided
• The quickest and easiest way to comment is to use the online comments form. Alternatively you can write to Planning Services, Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG quoting the application reference number and address. Include your name and full address when commenting as anonymous comments will not be taken into consideration
• For those witout access to the internet at home, you can use the self-service computers at B&NES One Stop Shops at 3 - 4 Manvers Street, Bath or Market Walk, Keynsham or The Hollies in Midsomer Norton where Council Connect staff can help you
• Comments should be submitted within the 21 day consultation period or they may not be considered. You may still be able to comment on an application that is outside the consultation period and before it is decided by emailing email@example.com we recommend you do so as soon as possible because a decision can be made any time after the consultation period has expired
• Comments should be based on the planning merits of an application such as loss of light or overshadowing, traffic generation, highway safety or road access, noise or smells resulting from use, layout and density of the building. Examples of issues that are not planning matters would be loss of view, loss of property value, loss of trade to competitor, breach of covenant, moral objection etc
• Do not make comments that are offensive, abusive or malicious or they may not be published
• You are strongly advised not to include any personal information about yourself or others in your comment
• You cannot comment on applications for Discharge of Condition/Legal Obligation or Non-Material Amendment (reference numbers ending COND, LEGOB, D6A, D6BA and NMA)
• We endevour to upload comments within 5 working days of receipt and due to the volume of comments it is not possible to acknowledge or respond to comments
Disclaimer and Terms and Conditions of use of online information
Despite our efforts to ensure the accuracy of the information, it may not be totally accurate, due to the way the data is collated.
Planning information contained within the website cannot be used for carrying out a formal 'Local Land Charges Search'. It also cannot be relied upon to constitute a full planning history for a site. No responsibility will be taken for any errors or omissions in planning information obtained and no liability is accepted for loss or damage arising from use of planning information obtained from this website whether foreseeable or otherwise.
Planning application information submitted is protected by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (Section 47). Downloaded and/or printed material may only be used for consultation purposes; to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed in accordance with approved plans. Further copies must not be made without prior permission of the copyright owner. Specific restrictions apply to Ordnance Survey plans which are Crown copyrighted. Please note that activities that breach intellectual property rights are serious offences with established civil and criminal penalties including imprisonment.
Printed copies and uncontrolled electronic copies of any documents may not be the latest version.
The addresses in our database are from the Local Land & Property Gazetteer which conforms to British Standard BS7666 and may differ from a postal address. It is the responsibility of the owner to inform the council's street naming and numbering service about any change to the address of a property.