Discharge of condition – external building materials

To discharge an external building materials condition on your planning permission, apply and pay using the Planning Portal website

Applications need show:

  • manufacturer’s name
  • product name and reference number
  • colour

Samples

Always leave sample materials on site. If you submit alternative samples for consideration, mark the samples clearly so that the options can be identified and explain this in a covering letter. For each sample your application will need to show:

  • manufacturer’s name
  • product name and reference number
  • colour
  • exact location where a sample can be viewed on site

Sample panels

When you need to erect a sample panel, put it in a place where it can be kept on site until the development is finished. A sample panel should be put up in the same way as the development. Use the same mortar mix, mortar thickness, mortar recess and pattern. For each sample panel your application will need to show:

  • manufacturer’s name
  • product name and reference number
  • colour
  • exact location where the panel can be viewed on site