Existing Elevations

Existing Elevations

Types of application and criteria

All applications proposing new buildings or alterations to the exterior of existing buildings.

Including change of use where external alterations are proposed.


  1. Applications to vary or delete planning conditions.

Additional Guidance

  1. Drawn to an appropriate metric scale for example, 1:50 or 1:100. In the same form, scale and orientation.
  2. Must show the proposed openings to accord with the floor plans. This should include the width of glazing bars and other details where relevant, line drawings are not acceptable.
  3. Show clearly the proposed works in relation to what is already there and the height of buildings above ground level.
  4. Any blank elevations must be included; if only to show that this is in fact the case.
  5. Existing and proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100.