Proposed Elevations

Types of application and criteria

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

Including changes of use where external alterations are proposed.


a.    Works to trees;
b.    Applications to vary or delete planning conditions.

Guidance and links to further information

  1. Drawn to an appropriate metric scale for example, 1:50 or 1:100, in the same form, scale and orientation;

  2. Show clearly the proposed works in relation to what is already there and the height of buildings above ground level. All elevations should     clearly indicate the existing and proposed building materials and the style, materials and finish of windows and doors;
  3. Any blank elevations must be included; if only to show that this is in fact the case;
  4. Roof plans at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100;
  5. Where handed house types are provided these will be required for all house types;
  6. 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;
  7. Where any proposed elevation joins another building or is in close proximity, the drawings should clearly show the relationship between     buildings, and     detail the positions of the openings on each property;
  8. Proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100.