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Lawful Development Certificate for proposed use or development

Check what information you need to include with this type of application below.

Check the national requirements on the Planning Portal

Local requirements

You must submit drawings and information which describe the project, including:

  • existing and proposed elevations
  • existing and proposed floor plans 
  • roof plans (if needed)
  • a statement of facts or information which shows the proposed use or development is lawful

All plans need to show key dimensions of all new works. Give the external height, width and depth on your elevations and floor plans. Please submit drawings at 1:50 or 1:100 scale. You also need to include a scale bar which refers to the paper size, for example: 1:100 on A3.