Removal or Variation of Condition Application Checklist

The removal or variation of a condition attached to a planning permission can be applied for under Section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

This application is also referred to as a Minor Material Amendment if you are applying to vary the Plans List condition to make amendments to the approved plans. 

The most effective way of submitting a planning application is to apply online using the Planning Portal.  This will save you the cost of printing and postage. 

In order for your application to be accepted as valid you need to comply with the National Requirements set out below: 

Application Form 

Ownership Certificate (A, B, C or D - as applicable) as required by planning regulations. 

Agricultural Holdings Certificate as required by planning regulations. 

In addition, where Ownership Certificates B, C or D have been completed, notice(s) as required by planning regulations must be given and/or published in accordance with the regulations.  

The fee schedule: Schedule of Fees  

Although it is not a requirement, if you are seeking a minor material amendment to the approved planning permission by varying the Plans List it is recommended that a copy of other plans and drawings or information necessary to describe the proposed amendments are submitted which may include: 

  • Amended proposed Site/Block plan of the site (e.g. at a scale of 1:200 or 1:500) showing any site boundaries 
  • Amended proposed elevations (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) 
  • Amended proposed floor plans (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) 
  • Amended proposed site sections and finished floor and site levels (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) 
  • Amended Roof plans (e.g. at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100) 

All submitted plans must be to a recognised scale, plans that include the words 'Do Not Scale' will not be registered. 

Advice for hard copy applications - 

2 sets of paper documents need to be provided.  

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) Check: 

To ensure your application is processed and validated quickly, please DO NOT INCLUDE SIGNATURES or any personal information that requires redacting within any of the plans or accompanying documents other than the application forms. 

If information of a personal nature needs to be submitted as a material consideration, please include this in a separate document clearly marked as such.