Comment on a planning application

During the 21-day consultation period anyone may submit comments on the development - either objecting or supporting, or a general comment. Any valid comments will be taken into consideration when making a decision on the application. Comments on a planning application can only be submitted during this period. 


Submitting comments

It is possible to submit comments:

  • Online: Track and Trace planning applications
    You will need to search for the application you wish to comment on in the Track and Trace system and then follow the Submit a comment on this application link in order to submit a comment.
  • 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 by calling in at Siop Gwynedd, Ffordd y Cob, Pwllheli during office hours (Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00).

 

What type of comments will be considered?

These are the most common types of comments that will be considered as part of the consultation period (the list is not definitive):

  • 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 take into consideration comments which are submitted about:

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

During the 21-day consultation period anyone may submit comments on the development - either objecting or supporting, or a general comment. Any valid comments will be taken into consideration when making a decision on the application. Comments on a planning application can only be submitted during this period. 

Submitting commentsIt is possible to submit comments:

  • Online: Track and Trace planning applications
    You will need to search for the application you wish to comment on in the Track and Trace system and then follow the Submit a comment on this application link in order to submit a comment.
  • 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 by calling in at Siop Gwynedd, Ffordd y Cob, Pwllheli during office hours (Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00).

 

What type of comments will be considered?These are the most common types of comments that will be considered as part of the consultation period (the list is not definitive):

  • 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 take into consideration comments which are submitted 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 objections to my application are received?

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.