Planning and building control

Planning and building control

Stansted Airport planning appeal

Core documents and appeal details for the Stansted Airport Ltd (STAL) application for development at Stansted Airport.

Find our more on the Planning appeal - Stansted Airport page


Updates on our service due to Coronavirus

Representations on planning applications: We are currently receiving a large number of comments on planning applications. If you have sent in a comment and it has not yet been published on our site, please be assured that we are working as quickly as possible to get all representations published.

Building control: We are providing a site inspection service during the current crisis. However in order to minimise the risk of transmitting/catching the virus we will be taking sensible precautions when on site and where possible only doing 'outdoor' inspections. We will continue to inspect excavations, drains and structural elements.

Please call us on 01799 510453 or 01799 510538 to request visits.

We will not be doing completion inspections inside occupied dwellings until the situation changes (unless critical for conveyancing).

Homebase appeal hearing: The planning appeal into the Homebase Saffron Walden application (UTT/19/0125/FUL) was held on 21 July. We have published all of the core documents.

Temporary suspension of parts of the Statement of Community Involvement: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic parts of the Statement of Community Involvement will be suspended for Planning Policy purposes. Read the notice of suspension.


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