The Householder Application for Works or Extension to a Dwelling form should be used for proposals to alter or enlarge a single house, including works within the curtilage (boundary/garden) of a house.
If you have established that you need planning permission you should use the Householder Application form for projects such as:
The fee for a Householder Application is £172.
Below is a brief checklist of the documents you should submit with your Householder application, for more information please see the Local Validation Checklist.
Application Form and Fee
CIL Additional Information Forms
Required where the proposed development will involve the creation of 100m² or more floor space (including converted floor space).
Location Plan (existing)
Block / Site Plan (existing and proposed)
Elevation Drawings (existing and proposed)
Floor Plans (existing and proposed)
Section Plans / Levels (existing and proposed)
Required for detached buildings, showing finished floor levels above a fixed datum point e.g. a manhole cover and extensions within flood zones 2 and 3.
Required if works are proposed which may affect protected species or habitats.
Bat survey required if works are proposed in loft spaces or outbuildings, within Bat Consultation Zones, rural areas or in close proximity to a woodland or watercourse.
Flood Risk Assessment (FRA)
Required for development in Flood Zone 2 and 3 or works within 8m of a main river.
Applicants should refer to the National Flood Risk Standing Advice and Local Flood Risk Standing Advice.
Required for works within a Conservation Area, works adjacent or to a Listed Building, Scheduled Ancient Monument or having archaeological implications.
Required for developments in areas of high archaeological potential.
Design and Access Statement
Required for Listed Buildings or if in a Conservation Area, and should include a Heritage Asset Statement.
Tree Survey / Report
Required for works involving a tree that is subject to a Tree Preservation Order, to a tree within a Conservation Area or where works potentially affect the health or survival of a tree on the site or adjoining land. A tree survey should be to the standard within BS 5837:2012 Trees in relation to design, demolition and construction.
If your house is a Listed Building you may need to apply for Listed Building Consent. You can find this out by using our Interactive Mapping system.
Further information and application forms can be found on our Listed Building Consent Application page.
If you are looking to demolish a building in a conservation area please view our Conservation Areas page.
Please note that you should complete a Full Application and not the Householder Application form if your application relates to any of the following:
For further information on the Notification for Prior Approval for a Proposed Larger Home Extension please click on this link.
If you are not clear whether you need to apply for planning permission or which application form you should be using, please contact Sedgemoor District Council.