How we deal with planning applications
How to comment on an application: South Norfolk
We welcome your views on all planning 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 name and postal address with your comments, however we will remove your 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 ten 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the regulator, the Information Commisioner's Office.
You can comment on an application by:
- Finding the planning application
Use our simple search to locate the planning application you wish to comment on. If you have a reference number you can enter this (for example, 2016/0001). Please do not use a comma (,) between sections of the address and note that many planning applications do not have a postcode. You can also use a * symbol as a "wildcard".
- Registering to comment
Once you have found the planning application you will need to register or login before making a comment. Creating an account will also allow you to save searches and track applications.
- Making a comment
Once you have found the planning application you should see a tab near the top of the page called 'make a comment'. If the statutory period for consultation of 21 days has expired, the link will no longer be available. However, if the status of the application is ‘pending consideration’, you can still comment on the application by email or post to Planning, South Norfolk Council, South Norfolk House, Cygnet Court, Long Stratton, Norwich, NR15 2XE quoting the application number in any correspondence. Please include your postal address. Please note that applications can be determined any time after the 21 day period has expired and there is no guarantee that late comments will be taken into account. Any submitted comments, whether online, by email, or post, will be published on this website for anyone to see, and we reserve the right to remove any comments which are considered defamatory or offensive. Please note that comments made online will be published on the next working day.