Definitions for "Planning Permission"
Formal permission granted by a local authority to carry out development on land or to change its use.
The consent required from the local authority to alter existing buildings or to construct new ones.
Formal approval by the Council, often with conditions, allowing a proposed development to proceed. Full permissions are usually valid for five years; outline permissions, where details are reserved for subsequent approval, are valid for three years.
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