Planning Services - how we deal with your information
Pre-application planning advice
How we process comments on planning applications
Your login and contact details - planning applications
I have made a comment on a planning application but I would like my details hidden
Someone has made an unfair comment on my planning application - what should I do?
I would like my planning comment removed completely
My comment on a planning application has been used elsewhere - is there anything can I do about it?
As your comment is publicly available and published online it is possible for other people to use them for other purposes. Guildford Borough Council cannot be held responsible for the uses other agencies make of your comment. If you believe your comment has been used unfairly by anyone outside the Council, you would need to discuss it with them.
What information do Planning Services make public?
How do Planning Services treat planning documents?
What information do Planning Services keep about me?
How long do Planning Services keep my information?
What is my planning information used for and who else can see it?
Can I submit photographs to Planning Services with my comment
Planning documents that used to be on your website have been removed!
I want to see a copy of a planning document that isn't on your website
Your website says that a planning document is unavailable
What can I use planning documents for?
Planning Services webcasting and public speaking
We broadcast some council meetings such as Planning Committee live on our website. The broadcasts are recorded and made available to watch again for 6 months following the date of the meeting. You can also download these broadcasts save them to view at a later date.
If you speak at a public meeting this will be retained as part of the recording for a period of 6 months. Your name and the details of your spoken comments will be stored on the minutes of the Planning Committee and retained indefinitely on our website.
Building Control Applications
Building Control Information
Tree Preservation Orders and Applications for Works to Trees in a Conservation Area
Planning Services must keep a register of all applications for consent under a Tree Preservation Order (TPO). We make our register available for inspection by the public by publishing it on our website.
Planning Services must keep available for public inspection a register of all section 211 notices for works to trees in a conservation area. Our register is made available online.
In terms of personal data, the register should include the date of the section 211 notice; the name of the person who served it; the address of the land where the tree stands.