How we deal with planning applications

How to comment on an application: Broadland

We welcome your views on all applications submitted.

You have a 21 day period in which to submit your comments.  All representations received prior to the determination of the application will be taken into account. As an application may be determined at any time after the 21 day period has expired, there is no guarantee that late submissions can be taken into account.

We will publish your postal address with your comments, however we will remove your name, signature, email address and telephone number from any comments we publish on our website and make available for public inspection. Please note that comments made online will be published on the next working day.

Comments received will be retained for six years from the date of the decision of the application.

Your rights - Under data protection legislation you have the right to request access to, rectification, restriction, or objection to the processing of your personal data, as detailed on our Data Protection Policy. You can contact our Data Protection Officer by emailing  You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the regulator, the Information Commisioner's Office

Any matters of a confidential nature should be sent to the Head of Planning in writing to the address below. Comments made confidentially will not, however, be able to be taken into account in the determination of the planning application.

The council's decision will be posted on the website.

In order to comment you will need either the application number or a combination of two of the following:

  • name of the street
  • name of parish
  • date of the application
  • type of application

If the 'current status' of the application is REGISTERED and the comment option is not available, you may still comment on the application by email or post (see below).

Comment online