Form P1
Application for permission
to develop land
Please read the notes below first for additional guidance please see the Explanatory Notes on
Applying for Planning Permission, Approval of Reserved Matters and Other Planning Consents
and Notes on Completion of Form P1 on the Planning Portal at www.planningni.gov.uk or discuss
any queries with your local planning office.
Please note that when you submit a planning application the information, including plans, maps and drawings,
will appear on the Planning Register which is publicly available and, along with other associated documentation
(with the exception of personal telephone numbers, email addresses or sensitive personal data), will also be
published on the Planning Portal through the Public Access Portal
www.planningni.gov.uk
Important: This form should NOT
be used for the following types of application:
Householder Application Form PHD
Section 54 Develop land without compliance with conditions Form RVC1
Listed Building Consent Form LB1
Conservation Area Consent Form PCAC1
Advertisement Consent Form A1
Certificate of Lawful DevelopmentForm LDC1/2
1a. Applicant’s name and address 1b. Agent’s name and address (if any)
Name: Name:
Address: Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
Tel: Tel:
Ref. No.:
About the Application Site
2. Give the full postal address of the site to be developed
(outline in red on site location map and give townland if known)
3. What is the area of the site in hectares?
4. State the present use of the land / buildings (if vacant state last use and date last use ceased)
Official Use
Application No. _________________
Fee Received £______________________
Receipt No.
_________________
About your Development Proposal
5. Please give details of the proposed development, including purpose for which the land / buildings are to
be used. (It is vital that a full and accurate description of the proposal is provided. Give as much detail as
possible including number of houses / apartments etc)
6. Do the current proposals involve: (tick as appropriate)
new buildings alteration or extension of buildings
change of use retention of development
development without other operational development
complying with conditions
7. Pre-Application Discussion
Have you received any pre application advice from your local council in relation to this proposal?
Yes No If Yes please provide Reference No:
8. Major Development
Does the proposal involve a class of development listed in the Schedule of The Planning (Development
Management) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015?
Yes No
If Yes has a Proposal of Application Notice been submitted for this development?
Yes No If Yes please provide Reference No:
If a Proposal of Application Notice has been submitted, has a Pre-Application Community Consultation
report been submitted along with this application?
Yes No
NOTE: Failure to submit a Pre-Application Community Consultation Report with any Major
development will result in your application being returned.
9. Is this a temporary permission? Yes No
If yes, please state how long the permission is required for and why:
10. Please tick the appropriate box below to indicate the type of application:
Outline permission
Full permission
Renewal*
Reserved Matters*
* Please provide the reference number of the previous application and date when permission was granted
Ref. No.: Date:
11. Are you aware of a previous application for a similar proposal on this site? No Yes
If Yes, give Ref No. of previous application
12. Do the access arrangements for this development involve: (tick as appropriate)
Use of an existing unaltered access to a public road?
Construction of a new access to a public road?
Alteration of an existing access to a public road?
Is the access for: Vehicular Use Pedestrian Use Both
NOTE: If you propose to construct a new access or alter an existing one you must include
full drawings with your application.
13. Do you own or control any adjoining land?
Yes No
If Yes, outline in blue on site location map
14. Are you aware of the existence on the application site of any wildlife protected under the Wildlife (NI)
Order 1985 (as amended)? Refer to NIEA website (
www.doeni.gov.uk/niea)
Yes No
If Yes, what species?
15. Is there a public right of way within or adjoining the site of the proposed development?
Yes No If Yes, show in green on your site location map
16. What is the source of the water supply?
Mains Other If Other, please specify
17. How will the surface water be disposed of?
18. How will foul sewage be disposed with?
Mains Septic Tank Other If Other, please specify
19. Assessment of Flood Risk
Is the site within an area of known risk of flooding? Yes No
NOTE: If the site is within an area of known risk of flooding you may need to submit a
Flood Risk Assessment before your application may be determined. You may wish to
contact your local planning office for advice on what information may be required.
20. Does the application relate to a proposal for a dwelling for a on a farm? (tick yes or no)
Yes No
If Yes, form P1C must be completed
If your application relates to Non Residential Development please complete
questions 21-25, if not go to question 26
21. In the case of industrial development, give a brief description of the process, products and type of plant
and machinery to be operated.
22. What is the anticipated daily water requirement? m
3
23. What is the nature, volume and proposed means of disposal of any trade effluents or trade refuse?
24. Please detail floorspace as indicated below
Floorspace uses
Existing area (m
2
)
Proposed addition or
replacement (m
2
)
Total
Gross
Net
Gross
Net
Gross
Net
Production
Sales
Offices
Storage
Ancillary uses
Total
25. Indicate in the grids below answers to the following
Average No. of vehicles at
premises daily from
Existing
Expected increase
Total
Staff
Visitors/Customers
Goods
Average No. of persons
attending premises daily
Existing
Expected increase
Total
Employees
Others Attending
*
Total
* Others attending include visitors, customers, diners, spectators, pupils etc.
26. Council Employee / Elected Member Interest
Are you / the applicant / applicant’s spouse or partner, a member of staff within the council or an elected
member of the council?
Yes No
Or are you / the applicant / the applicant’s spouse or partner, a relative of a member of staff in the council
or an elected member of the council or their spouse or partner?
Yes No
If you have answered yes, please provide details (name, relationship and role):
Planning Application Certificate
27. - Fill in ONE of the following certificates as required under Section 42 of the Planning Act
(Northern Ireland) 2011. This form constitutes a statement of ownership, not proof of ownership.
- If you are applying for Approval of Reserved Matters following a grant of outline permission a
certificate is NOT required.
CERTIFICATE A
I hereby certify that the accompanying application is made by or on behalf of _____________________
(Please use BLOCK LETTERS)
Who is in actual possession of every part of the land to which the said application relates and is entitled to
*a fee simple absolute/a fee tail/a life estate/a tenancy of which at least 40 years remain unexpired in the
land. *You must delete words which do not apply.
Signature of applicant/agent Date
or
CERTIFICATE B
I hereby certify that the accompanying application is made by or on behalf of _____________________
(Please use BLOCK LETTERS)
Who is the trustee of a trust or settlement which affects every part of the land to which the accompanying
application relates and that at the date of the application:
(a) a beneficiary under the trust or settlement is in the actual possession of every part of the land; and
(b) no person other than a beneficiary under the trust or settlement is entitled to enter into the actual
possession of any part of the said land within a period of 40 years.
Signature of applicant/agent Date
or
CERTIFICATE C
I hereby certify that the §requisite notice of the accompanying application has been given by or on
behalf of __________________________________________ (Please use BLOCK LETTERS)
to any person, who at the beginning of the period of 21 days ending with the date of the said application
was, in relation to all or any part of the land affected by the application:
(a) a person then in actual possession;
(b) the trustee of a trust or settlement where a beneficiary under the trust or settlement was in actual
possession and no person other than such a beneficiary was entitled to enter into actual possession within
a period of 40 years; and
(c) a person [not being a person falling within (a) or (b)] entitled to enter into actual possession within a
period of 40 years.
The persons upon whom notice was served are:
Name and Address Interest Date of service of notice
__________________________ __________________________ ___________________
__________________________ __________________________ ___________________
__________________________ __________________________ ___________________
Signature of applicant/agent ____________________________ Date _________________
§ Copies of the requisite notice (Form P2A) may be obtained from your local Planning Office
or
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CERTIFICATE D
1. I hereby certify that the person making the accompanying application:
(a) is unable to issue a certificate in accordance with either Section 42(1)(a) or (b) of the Planning Act
(Northern Ireland) 2011;
(b) has made due enquiries and is of the opinion that he is unable to issue a certificate which would satisfy
the requirements of Section 42(1)(c) of the said Act for the following reasons;
________________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________________
(c) has given the requisite notice of the application to the undermentioned persons who, at the beginning of
the period of 21 days ending with the date of the said application, were in the actual possession of all or
part of the land to which the application relates, namely:
Name and Address: Date of service of notice:
________________________________________________ ___________________
________________________________________________ ___________________
________________________________________________ ___________________
2. Notice of the said application has been published in the _____________________________ on
________________________ and a copy of the newspaper in which the notice appeared is enclosed.
Signature of applicant/agent ___________________________________ Date ________________
§ Copies of the requisite notice (Form P2A) may be obtained from your local Planning Office.
WARNING: Any person who knowingly or recklessly issues this certificate containing a statement
which is false or misleading is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction
to a fine.
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Statutory Neighbour Notification of Planning Application
You are not required to notify the occupiers listed below. This will be done by the Council, or as the case
may be, the Department of the Environment.
28. Please give the address of any identified occupiers of buildings on neighbouring land. An ‘identified
occupier’ is the occupier of premises within a 90 metre radius of the boundary of the proposed application
site, provided they adjoin the application site. ‘Neighbouring land’ is land which directly adjoins the
application site, or which would adjoin it but for an entry or road less than 20 metres in width. Where
identified occupiers of a building on neighbouring land have to be notified and the building is in multiple
occupation give the addresses of all occupiers.
a) Address: b) Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
c) Address: d) Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
e) Address: f) Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
g) Address: h) Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
i) Address: j) Address:
Town: Town:
Postcode: Postcode:
If there is not enough space please list any additional addresses on a separate sheet.
Fee Payable
29. Please read ‘Planning Fees Explanatory Notes for Applicants’ and submit the correct fee as set out in the
scale of fees in the current Fee Regulations available on the Planning Portal (
www.planningni.gov.uk).
Please give details of the fee category/ies
I enclose a cheque / postal order no. for the sum of £
Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to your relevant council, or as the case may be, the
Department of the Environment (‘DOE General Account’) and crossed ‘Not negotiable, A/C Payee only’.
30. Sections 4 and 5 of the ‘Planning Fees Explanatory Notes for Applicants’ provide further information on
the fee exemptions/reductions that are available to applicants,
subject to certain conditions, and the
evidence which is required to be submitted.
Do you qualify for a reduced or nil fee? (tick as appropriate)
The application is for the extensions / alterations to a disabled person’s dwelling house to improve
access, safety or comfort.
The application is for the carrying out of works for the purpose of providing a means of access for
disabled persons to a public building.
The application relates to the provision of community facilities (including sports grounds) and
playing fields and has been made by, or on behalf of, a non-profit making club, society or other
organisation.
The application is to renew planning permission where the existing approval has not yet expired
and therefore a reduced fee of 25% of the normal fee applies.
If Yes, please provide the Ref No. of the existing approval:
Declaration
The information *I/we have given in this Form P1 and accompanying plans is correct and
complete to the best of my knowledge and belief.
*I / We apply for planning permission for the development described in
this application and the accompanying plans.
Signature of *Applicant/Agent ___________________ Date ___________
* Delete as appropriate
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Checklist
It is very important that you check to ensure that all of the requirements listed have been satisfied before
submitting your application. Please note that failure to comply may result in your submission being returned
or the processing of the application being delayed until all relevant information is submitted.
Please tick the boxes to
Forms indicate enclosures
Have all forms been completed fully, with the correct number of copies all duly signed
and dated?
Have you completed the certificate of ownership section with the appropriate parts
deleted? (Only one section A, B, C or D should be fully completed. If required, please
refer to page 3 of “Explanatory Notes on Applying for Planning Permission, Approval
of Reserved Matters and other Planning Consents”)
Have you listed all of the neighbours who should be notified?
Plans/Drawings
Have you included Ordnance Survey based site location plans to scale, clearly showing
the site outlined in red, ensuring that lands required for access to the public road and
for the septic tank are included within the red line?
Have you submitted the required number and type of fully annotated detailed drawings
to an appropriate scale?
Site Location Plan (x 4 copies) Elevations (x 4 copies)
Site layout/Block Plan (x 4 copies) Cross Sections (x 4 copies)
Floor Plans (x 4 copies) Existing & Proposed Levels (x 4 copies)
Fee
Have you enclosed the correct fee?
Have you enclosed all necessary supplementary documents? (e.g. supporting information
so as to avail of nil fee)
Reserved Matters
If you are applying for Reserved Matters approval following the grant of Outline
permission, are all the conditions of the Outline approval met? (If not, the Reserved
Matters approval cannot be sought and Full permission should be sought instead)
Fee
With most planning applications a fee is payable. It is essential that the correct fee is enclosed to avoid your
application being returned. Please refer to ‘Planning Fees Explanatory Notes for Applicants’.
You should note that during processing, further information and details may be requested to enable us to
determine your application.
Supplementary Forms
Answer Questions (i) to (iii) below to check if you need to include supplementary forms with your planning application.
If you answer ‘No’ go to the next Question. If you answer ‘Yes’ complete the appropriate supplementary form. All
supplementary forms are available on the Planning Portal website (
www.planningni.gov.uk)
If you do need supplementary forms, tick the
boxes below when you’ve completed them.
(i) Does your proposal involve the carrying out of any quarrying/ No Yes Form P1B
mineral extraction? (2 copies)
(ii) Is your proposal for a dwelling on a farm? No Yes Form P1C
(3 copies)
(iii) Does your proposal relate to a creche / day nursery, or No Yes Form P1D
nursery / residential home? (2 copies)
If you need any supplementary forms, fill them in BEFORE completing the rest of this form. Please use blue or
black ink to fill in your planning application forms and complete all sections in BLOCK letters.
NOTE: For certain types of development certain additional information may be required e.g. a Transport Assessment,
Flood Risk Assessment etc.
Additional Applications
When proposing to undertake a development there may be other forms of planning control to consider. Answer
Questions (iv) - (vii) below to check if you need to submit an additional application. If you answer ‘Yes’ complete the
appropriate application and submit it to the relevant local Area Planning Office, or as the case may be, the
Department.
(iv) Does your proposal relate to the alteration or No Yes Submit an application for
demolition of a listed building? Listed Building Consent,
using Form LB1
(v) Does your proposal relate to the demolition of No Yes You may need to submit an
a building within a Conservation Area? application for Conservation
Area Consent, using Form
PCAC1
(vi) Does your proposal involve the use or storage of No Yes Submit an application for
any Hazardous Substances, which are subject to Hazardous Substances
the controls set out in the Planning (COMAH) Consent using Form 1-3
Regulations (N.I.) 2000?
(vii) Does your proposal involve the display of any No Yes You may need to submit an
advertisements? application for
Advertisement Consent
using Form A1
NOTE: You may also need to apply for approval under the Building Regulations, on forms available from your local
Council.
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