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Conservation area consent

Last Modified December 11, 2014

You may need to apply for consent for a proposal which involves substantial demolition of any unlisted building or structure in a conservation area.

Please note that in a conservation area you do not need consent to demolish a building, which does not exceed 115 cubic metres or to take down any wall, gate or fence which is less than one metre high where abutting a highway, or less than two metres high elsewhere.

To submit an application for Full planning consent & demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area, apply online at the Planning Portal or download the form below: 


Information required to be submitted for conservation area consent:

  • National requirements (Part 1)
  • Local requirements (Part 2) - we are working on a Local List, please submit your application in accordance with national requirements

To process an application we require the information detailed in Part 1 above to be submitted with the application. The period for deciding the application cannot start until all the information has been received.

Please make sure you submit one original plus one copy of the application form, together with one original plus one copy  of the plans and supporting information. The fee information and help notes are provided to help you.

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