What happens if you lie on a planning application?

If a local planning authority found that there had been a material inaccuracy or an attempt to mislead in the planning application and it considered it expedient to do so, it could revoke on that account. It already has the powers to revoke the planning permission.

What happens if I don’t have planning permission?

However, people who do not get the necessary planning permission for something they are doing risk the possibility of serious consequences from enforcement action that can be extremely costly, and failure to comply with an enforcement notice can result in court action and legal penalties.

Do you have to tell Neighbours about planning permission?

Notifying Neighbours Neighbour notification is required for applications for planning permission, planning permission in principle, and approval of matters specified in conditions. It does not apply to applications for listed building consent, conservation area consent or advertisement consent.

Can a Neighbour block planning permission?

‘ In summary, your neighbour can have no influence on the development with regards to planning permission, as planning permission is not required. The exception to this would be if you are planning to take advantage of the Larger Home Extension Scheme under permitted development, which has its own particular process.

How long after planning permission do you have to build?

three years
By law, any planning permission granted expires after a certain period. Generally, unless your permission says otherwise, you have three years from the date it’s granted to begin the development. If you haven’t started work by then, you will probably need to reapply.

Can a planning officer enter your home?

A planning officer has the right, without warrant, to enter the land at a reasonable hour to see if there has been a breach of planning control if there are reasonable grounds. It is a criminal offence to obstruct their entry.