We will also consider:
- if the change will have a negative impact on living conditions
- if the change would have a negative impact on the appearance of the development and the character of the area
- if any third party would be disadvantaged
- if the change would require us to re-consult
- if the change would be contrary to a previous statutory consultee response
- if change would result in the development falling outside the description of the development on the approval notice
- if the change would conflict with the objectives of any condition attached to the original permission
- if the change needs more conditions to make it acceptable
- if the change conflicts with planning policy
- if the change would require an extension to site boundary (the redline shown on the location and site plan)
- if the change would introduce new works which in themselves constitute ‘development’ requiring planning permission
If the answer to any of these is ‘yes’, the matter will not normally qualify as a non-material amendment. However, each non-material amendment will be considered on its own merit.
If you are in any doubt about where a proposed change is likely to be non-material or not then, to avoid delays, you should consider applying either for a minor material amendment or a revised full application.