Coronavirus

Please go to our coronavirus pages for the latest guidance, how services are affected, and what help is available.

Your opinion matters!

Please complete our customer experience survey to help us improve our service.

Planning & building control

Changes to publicity requirements for certain planning applications

Changes to the publicity requirements for certain planning applications have been introduced through the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure, Listed Buildings and Environmental Impact Assessment) (England) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 to give local planning authorities greater flexibility in how they publicise certain planning applications and to support timely decision-making, and avoid delays to development as a result of the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, while maintaining public participation in the decision-making process.

From the 1st June 2020, Slough Borough Council will:

  • Display a site notice at each property for which an application for planning permission is made, giving details of the planning application and the website where details about the application can be found.
  • Place a public notice in a local newspaper, if that is a requirement for the type of planning application.
  • Publish a weekly list of registered planning applications on the website
  • Use social media such as Facebook and Twitter to provide a link to a weekly list of registered planning applications.
  • Inform local parish councils, neighbourhood and community groups by email.
  • Cease sending letters to the neighbours of properties for which an application for planning permission is made.

If you have any queries, please contact us at planning@slough.gov.uk

Make or comment on a planning application, get tips before you apply or report a breach of planning rules.

Straight to...

More...