The Planning Portal has produced guidance to help submitting an application
online. All forms can be found on our website by visiting the
Making an Application page.
Our fees can be found by clicking here.
Your application will be registered on the system and then it
will be validated by the Technical administrators. Once your
application is valid, a planning officer will be assigned to carry
out the site visits and make a decision. At this point you will
receive paperwork informing you of which officer has been assigned
and their contact details (if you use an agent this information
will be sent to them).
The planning officer who has been assigned to you case will ask
certain bodies to make comments; this is different for each
application as each application is taken on its own merits. This
will also depend upon the constraints for the site / property.
Those who are direct neighbours to the site / property will be
consulted on small applications, but we will consult on a wider
range of neighbours should we feel it necessary to do so. If
someone has commented on a previous application they will
automatically be consulted on the new application.
Householder - 8 Weeks approximately
Non-material amendment - 4 Weeks approximately
Prior notification -28 Days approximately
Minor applications - 8 Weeks approximately
Major applications 13 Weeks approximately
You have the option to comment on a planning application.
Firstly, find the application you wish to comment on by using
our View a Planning Application page. Once
the information has loaded there will be a tab that states
Make Comments, this form will then be submitted to
our Planning Team.
If you wish to make a comment via another method (such as email, text, or letter), please include either your email address or postal address so that we can acknowledge your comment and keep you up to date with the planning application.
Yes you can appeal against a decision made by the Council up to
6 months after the decision has been issued. You can also appeal if
your application has not been determined after 8 or 13 for major
development proposals weeks you have a right of appeal. For more
information on the appeals process please visit the appeals section. (Please note no third party
have a right to appeal).
Only planning applications from 2004 onwards can be viewed on
our website, visit the View a Planning Application page. For any
records dating before 2004 please contact the records department
for an appointment on 01773 570222 ext 2559.
In order to discharge the conditions of your planning
application you will need to ensue that you have all of the
information relating to your conditions, such as the materials. A
covering letter outlining which conditions you wish to discharge,
will also be required and the relevant fee. You can send in your
discharge of conditions via the post, email or in person. Please
remember we cannot take over the phone payments.
Permitted development means that you can do certain work to a
property without requiring planning permission. To find out exactly
what you can do please visit www.planningportal.gov.uk and use the
interactive house. (Please be advised the council no longer offer
clarification on this matter.)
For a period of three years, between 30 May 2013 and 30 May 2016, householders will be able to build larger single-storey rear extensions under permitted development. The size limits will double from 4 metres to 8 metres for detached houses, and from 3 metres to 6 metres for all other houses. For more information on this please use the following link
If you require advice on what to submit with your planning
application please call the Technical administration team on 01773
841571. For all other enquires please email email@example.com
or call the Community Planning team on 01773 841584.
You can contact the planning department by
phone: 01773 841571
letter: Planning Department, Town Hall, Market
Place, Ripley, DE5 3BT
If you feel that a development which is taking place would
require planning permission, please submit the online enforcement request form. (Please note
all fields of the form must be filled in, in order to validate your
enquiry.) If you cannot complete this online, then please call the
Technical Administration team on 01773 841571, but please ensure
you have all of the information required such as site address. We
do not except anonymous complaints.
OS plans can be purchased from the authority for a fee of
£25.00. A full postal address including a postcode will be
required. OS plans can be ordered by letter or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
but payment must be received before hand. (Please note that we do
not take payments over the phone). Please ensure that you call the
records department before your arrival if you are ordering and
collecting in person.
Planning permission may or may not be required depending on what
you want to do, for further information please visit www.planningportal.gov.uk
Planning permission is not always required to drop a kerb. If
you live on a main road (a classified road) you will more than
likely require planning permission however if you live on a housing
estate (non classified road) you may not. For clarification on if
you live on a classified road or non-classified road please call
the planning department on 01773 841571. Will also need to contact
Derbyshire County Council on 01629 533190 for their information
pack on dropping kerbs.