Q. How long will it take to get planning permission?.
This varies depending upon the size and complexity of the project and the local authority. Most straightforward domestic planning applications are decided within 8-12 weeks. When an application is submitted to the local authority It will usually be registered and validated within 2 weeks. A decision date will generally be set 8 weeks from the day of validation.
It is possible that the local authority will ask to agree a new (later) decision date to accommodate the planning officers work load, to allow design amendments to be assessed or to allow further consideration.
As Architects who specialise in London residential planning we have complete knowledge of the planning process and over the years have established strong relationships with local authority planning departments.
We’re extremely proud of maintaining a 99% planning approval success rate. If you would like to get our professional opinion on a potential planning application please get in touch!