Pre-application planning process
Checklist for appointing a designer
Site plan showing shared transport provision and public transport interchange
Car parking offset calculation (where an EV car club is available) to justify parking layout
Place standards tool summary document
Draft transport assessment (where applicable – for mid-to-large schemes where there is impact on existing transport infrastructure)
Draft design statement
Elevations if appropriate (can be sketch level)
Site sections if appropriate (can be sketch level)
The pre-application process will involve the appointed designer submitting the relevant information listed above to the local authority by email.
The response process can vary, but is typically a telephone conversation or return email.
Points raised by the planner should be incorporated into the scheme before full application. Where necessary, discussions can take place with planners to find alternative strategies or solutions.
The shared transport elements of the scheme should be clearly identified in the site plan and clearly described in the draft transport assessment document.
The draft design statement should outline the design aspirations of the shared transport element of the scheme.