Applications and Guidance

Bat Survey Assessment for Householder Applications

Please find below a checklist to assess whether a householder planning application is likely to require a bat survey. If a bat survey is required, it should be submitted as part of the planning application. Bat survey checklist (Aug 2014)

Prioritisation of Planning Applications for Filming Projects within the Brecon Beacons National Park

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority welcomes filming projects within the National Park. However, it is important for companies wishing to film within the Park boundaries to engage with the Authority at the earliest opportunity to establish what is likely to be appropriate within the National Park. The Authority can then assist in…

Charging for Pre-Application Planning Advice

We are currently receiving a high volume of planning enquiries which may inevitably lead to a delay in providing you with a response within the timeframe quoted on the advice sheet.    Our Service Commitment We will actively engage with our customers to provide high quality pre-application advice on all…

Applications Online

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority offers two different online application services. You may view current applications online and submit new applications.

Planning Advice Surgery - By Appointment Only

A planning officer is made available to provide advice on householder and minor planning matters at our regular Planning Surgeries. All of our surgeries are operated on an appointment basis only.

Householder Permitted Development Rights

This area offers simple advice relating to householder and other development. Here you'll find information about what you should do before applying in order to make the process as quick and easy as possible.

Planning Advice Notes

These are the advice notes the Authority has written to try and help you to understand the planning process better. PAN1 - Applying for planning permission - an overview of the planning application process PAN2 - Fees for planning and advertisement applications Details how much you should pay for your…

Planning Appeals

Applicants have a statutory right of appeal to the Welsh Government if their application is refused, or if the Authority has failed to make a decision within the statutory period. In addition, any person on whom an Enforcement Notice has been served can appeal. The majority of appeals will be…

Validation Requirements

The Town and Country Planning(Development Management Procedure)(Wales) Order 2012 (SI 2012 No.801) introduced on the 30th April 2012 makes it a requirement for applications to now be submitted on the ‘one-app’ form available from these offices or via the planning portal at Below is the link to the Welsh Government Circular 002-12- Validation…

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