Comment on a planning application

During the 21-day consultation period anyone can submit comments on the development - either objecting or supporting, or a general comment. All valid comments will be considered when making a decision on the application. You can only comment on a planning application during this 21 day consultation period. 

Submitting comments

It is possible to submit comments:

  • Online: Track and Trace planning applications
    You will need to search for the application you want  to comment on in the Track and Trace system and then click on the Submit a comment on this application link.
  • In writing: Send your comments by post to:
    Planning Service, Council Offices, Ffordd y Cob, Pwllheli, Gwynedd. LL53 5AA

You can view details of planning applications by looking at the Track and Trace planning applications system online,
Or call in to:  Siop Gwynedd, Ffordd y Cob, Pwllheli (Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00).


What type of comments will be considered?

The most common types of comments that will be considered are:

  • does the development conform to planning policies and the Unitary Development Plan?
  • comments about the design
  • impact on neighbouring properties such as severe loss of light or privacy
  • impact on highway safety

We cannot consider comments about:

  • loss of view
  • land ownership disputes
  • personal character of the applicant
  • moral issues
  • property devaluation


For more information, view the How to submit comments on planning applications leaflet.


What will happen if anyone objects to my application?

Even if objections are received, this does not necessarily mean that the application will be refused. If 3 or more valid objections are received, the application is likely to be referred to the Planning Committee for consideration.