What are valid objections to planning applications
Planning considerations or 'material planning considerations' are the issues we can take into account when looking at your comments about a planning application.
These issues are balanced in terms of seriousness and relative importance in making a final decision about whether to allow planning permission.
Loss of light or overshadowing
Overlooking/loss of privacy
Visual amenity (but not loss of private view)
Adequacy of parking/loading/turning
Noise and disturbance resulting from use
Loss of trees
Effect on listed building and conservation area
Layout and density of building
Design, appearance and materials
Local, strategic, regional and national planning policies
Government circulars, orders and statutory instruments
Disabled persons' access
Compensation and awards of costs against the Council at public enquiries
Proposals in the Development Plan
Previous planning decisions (including appeal decisions)
Please note that is is not an exhaustive list.
The perceived loss of property value
Private disputes between neighbours
The loss of a view
The impact of construction work or competition between firms
Ownerships disputes over rights of way
Fence lines etc
Personal morals or views about the applicant.
Please note this is not an exhaustive list.