To ensure you get your Block Plan or Site Plan right first time please see our Diagram of a Block Plan
Nearly all planning applications must include a block plan and a location plan; failure to submit valid plans is the main reason why planning applications are rejected by planning authorities.
Both block plans and location plans provide information on the development, but there are important differences between them:
Both location plans and block plans must be based on a current Ordnance Survey Map.
This guide explains the applications that require a block plan, the kind of information you must include and how you can create and buy the plan you need from us to attach to your online application. We also supply six hard copies with each order. If you are posting your application, three copies of your Block Plan plus the original are required.
In some circumstances a block plan may or may not be required. This applies to:
Block plans must conform to a set of specific requirements; if they fail to do so your application will almost certainly be refused.
The plan should indicate the direction of north. It must be drawn to a standard specified metric scale; typically, scales are at 1:100, 1:200 and 1:500. The proposed development must be shown along with the site boundaries and any other buildings that are located on the site. The dimensions of the buildings and boundaries must also be shown.
If any of the following are influenced or affected by the proposed development, the plan must show:
For planning applications, you can submit Block Plans in either black and white or colour.
You can create and buy your block plan directly from this website and attach it to your online application. If you are posting your application, three copies of your Block Plan plus the original are required. We can supply six copies in either black and white or colour with each order.
Other features include:
Please read through the information on this page to ensure you select the Block Plan you need. If you need any help creating your Block Plan please give us a call on our helpline 01856 898 022.
We use Ordnance Survey Matermap® data which is the best data available for your Block Plan and is guaranteed to be acceptable by planning authorities. When you buy a Block Plan from us we guarantee that it will be accepted by all Local Planning Authorities for planning applications. We are also competitively priced.
Submitting an invalid plan will delay your application and could cost you money.
We use Ordnance Survey Matermap® data. We can confidently say this is the best data available for your Block Plan. Heres what Ordnance Survey say about their Mastermaps®
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