Here you will find information to guide you through the complete planning process, from pre-application advice to what you need to do after planning permission has been granted.
Delays in validating planning applications
We are currently experiencing a peak in applications, which combined with the holiday period and related Covid restrictions, has caused our usual validation timescales to slip.
If there are any issues with the application, we will phone or email for speed. Applicants are advised to ensure they have supplied all the correct information when submitting an application to avoid any further delays.
Thank you for your continuing patience and support.
Residents, businesses and community groups are being consulted about a neighbourhood plan for the parish of St Stephen.
Residents in Sandridge are to vote in a referendum on a neighbourhood plan that will help shape the area’s future development.
Property developers agreed last year to pay more than £400,000 towards the cost of community facilities in St Albans District.
Landowners, builders and other interested groups are asked to put forward sites within St Albans District which might be suitable for development.
A draft Local Plan (LP) that identified land for development in St Albans District has been withdrawn.
In latest developments, Planning Inspectors have concluded that St Albans City and District Council’s draft Local Plan has not met the ‘Duty to Cooperate’ with neighbouring authorities, in legal te
Residents, businesses and community groups are being consulted about a neighbourhood plan for the parish of Sandridge.
Neighbouring local authorities and house builders are supporting St Albans City and District Council’s ambition of moving forward with its Local Plan (LP).
Residents in St Albans District are reminded to check the status of trees before they do any work on them during the Covid-19 lockdown.
More than 2,500 people have so far given their views on what they like about life in their part of South West Hertfordshire, what matters to them and what could be better.
Three new designs for a major St Albans City Centre development have been put forward – with residents being asked to help select the best proposal.
St Albans City and District Council is working with the landowners and applicants at this site in North West Harpenden to develop a Masterplan in consultation with the community and local stakehold
St Albans City and District Council is working with the landowners and land promoters of a key site in the north of the city to develop a Masterplan for the delivery of an exceptional new neighbour
Residents and businesses will be able to view in real time a broadcast of St Albans City and District Council’s Local Plan examination hearing.
An ‘in principle’ decision by St Albans City and District Council’s Cabinet to purchase the freehold of a mixed portfolio of properties in Harpenden is to be scrutinised.