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Proposals for Development Management

There are certain cases where we must be consulted in matters of development management.

Broadly speaking, we must be consulted on or notified about:

  • Listed building consent applications relating to works to a Grade I or II* building, or demolition of a Grade II building
  • Applications for planning permission for development which affects a Grade I or II* listed building or its setting, a Grade I or II* registered park or garden, a scheduled monument or a registered battlefield
  • Development which affects the character or appearance of a Conservation Area and which involves the erection of a new building or the extension of an existing building where the area of land in respect of which the application is made is more than 1,000 square metres
  • Local planning authorities' own applications for planning permission for relevant demolition in Conservation Areas
  • Applications made under the Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011 for certain classes of works to Anglican cathedrals
  • Applications under the consent processes of the exempt denominations for works affecting listed ecclesiastical buildings or archaeological remains
  • Proposals to make Listed Building Heritage Partnership Agreements where these would cover Grade I or Grade II* listed buildings or listed buildings owned by local planning authorities
  • Proposals to make Local Listed Building Consent Orders, where these would cover Grade I or Grade II* listed buildings or listed buildings owned by local planning authorities
  • Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects

In Greater London, we have statutory powers and must be consulted on a wider range of listed building consent applications and planning applications.

Following the enactment of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act (ERRA) 2013, the need for conservation area consent was replaced with a requirement for planning permission for relevant demolition. Failing to have permission for relevant demolition in a Conservation Area is a criminal offence.

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