The building control system exists to make sure that buildings are properly designed and constructed so as to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people using them.
Doncaster Council is preparing a new Local Plan that will have a big influence on the amount and location of new development across the borough in the period up to 2032.
The buildings where people work and visit can have a huge impact on those who use them, the communities that surround them and the natural environment.
The panel provides design analysis and feedback on planning applications that will have a significant impact on Doncaster and its settlements. The aim of the panel is to raise the quality of architecture and design in the borough.
Follow the links below for details about urban design:
A Design and Access Statement is a short report accompanying and supporting a planning application that should seek to explain and justify the proposal in a structured way.
A conservation area is an area of special architectural or historic interest, the character or appearance of which is desirable to preserve or enhance. Under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, the Council has a duty to consider the designation of conservation areas.
The Design and Conservation Team (which is part of the Built and Natural Environment Team) is responsible for the provision of detailed design and conservation advice on:
Notes for the guidance of applicants in connection with the decision of the council
Links to pages on this and other websites with further information about planning: