Section 17(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act, Cap. 240 makes provision for the submission of a form and requisite drawings to the Chief Town Planner when seeking planning permission.
Two (2) completed copies of the application form must accompany each application. However, the number of copies of the plan to be submitted differs depending on the type of development. Each application shall be accompanied by the following:
- An application for permission to subdivide land - four (4) copies of a plan, drawn to an ordinance scale of not less than 1:250m. Such plan shall show the position, boundaries and size of the proposed lots, the position and width of any road reserve and of any gutters, trenches or other means for taking water to be made or constructed over and through the land, and the levels for surface drainage.
- An application for permission to erect any building or carry out any building or engineering operations, or to change the use of any building - six (6) copies of:
- site plan drawn to a scale of not less than 1:200m with sufficient detail to show the layout and design of the proposed development in relation to any existing building on the land, to the boundaries of the plot on which it is situated, and the layout of any proposed, existing road, or other vehicular access;
- floor plan drawn to a scale of not less than 1:200m showing the arrangement of rooms on each floor of the building. In all cases the area of each floor shall be indicated on the plans;
- elevation plans drawn to a scale of not less than 1:200m of at least two (2) external facades of the building. In all cases where the land slopes, the elevation indicating the slope shall be submitted.
- In all cases, the same number of copies are required at (a) and (b) of a location plan drawn to a scale of 1:2500m showing clearly the location of the property in relation to the nearest identifiable road junction or other landmark. The names of all roads and such other descriptions as may be necessary to identify the property should be clearly marked.
- The appropriate fee in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Fees) Regulations, (Amended 1982).
NOTE: The orientation for the property shall be indicated by means of a North Point on each drawing or plan and the scale to which each drawing or plan is drawn shall be noted thereon.