Over the previous two years the Development Control Service at Cannock Chase District Council has been handling a high number of planning applications. There is consequently significant pressure on staff resources at a time when the authority will be recruiting to fill key posts that will become vacant. In the meantime there will be a delay to the registration of planning applications and their allocation to case officers. A delay will also be experienced in providing a response to enquiries to Development Control. We apologise for any delay or disruption this may cause and will address the matter of service capacity as soon as possible.
Should your planning queries be relatively straight forward and related to Permitted Development, you may be able to find answers to your queries by visiting the Planning Portal.
Should you wish to obtain advice in respect to extensions to dwellings you can find generic advice in Appendix A and Appendix B of the Council's Design Guide by visiting the Supplementary Planning Policy Documents page on the Council's website and clicking on the Design Guide Supplementary Planning Document heading - Supplementary Planning Policy Documents | Cannock Chase District Council (cannockchasedc.gov.uk)
Cannock Chase Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
The Council’s Cabinet adopted the revised SAC contribution fee of £290.58 per new dwelling at their meeting on 31st March 2022 and the guidance is being updated to reflect the Council’s position. Please see the Cannock Chase Special Area of Conservation (SAC) pages for more information.
Last Updated: 22/09/2022