What is a block plan? All you need to know
What is a block plan?
Block plans are also called a site plan. If you’re involved in a house build, extension or house renovation and submitting a planning application, you’ll probably be asked for a block plan as part of this process.
How to create your block plan?
To start creating your block plan for your next planning application visit our simple planning app. You can create custom block plans though our ordering platform. Click the link below.
Examples of where block plans are required
Please find some examples of where block plans are required:
A block plan is required in a planning application. Planning applications is a request for permission to change what currently exists on a plot of land. It can be a physical development, such as a building, house or extension and it can also be the change of use of land or buildings.
Conservation area’s have different guidelines for what would be permitted development in other areas and usually require a planning permission.
Listed building and conservation area consent
If you own a listed building and want to make changes to it, such as an alteration or an extension, you will need a block plan to get listed building consent.
Prior notification planning applications
Prior Notification Applications are made if you’re extending an agricultural building, turning an office into a residential building, demolishing a building, installing renewable energy.
Entertainment licenses, market operator licenses or felling.
Land Registration application
If you’re making an application to register ownership of land.
You may also need a block plan if you are connecting utilities. If, for example, your property requires new or a change to the supply of utilities such as gas, electricity or water.