Validation Checklists

Checklists are provided to assist in identifying all the information requirements of a proposal.

They also help to reduce delay in determining planning applications.

Main Validation Checklist

The latest version of the Validation Checklist was adopted by the Council on the 5th September 2013, following an 8 week public consultation period. In response to this period, involving the targeted consultation of over 100 applicants and agents and publicity on the Council website, the following 1 representation was received:

The Government have provided guidance on Validation Checklists and detailed the National Information Requirements that became mandatory and applied to all planning applications from 8th April 2008.

Stockport’s Local Information Requirements

The Government has encouraged local planning authorities to draft their own Local Information Requirements and to consult interested parties on the contents before adopting them.

The Local Information requirements were drafted and consultation completed in March 2008. Account was taken of the comments received and the final document was adopted by the Council in April 2008.