Below are definitions of the categories used in Waverley's Planning maps.
Planning Application 2011 onwards
All new applications submitted with links to the online planning register. If the application is still undetermined, you will be able to submit any comments through the online "comment" button.
Planning Application 2005-2010
Applications made between 2005-2010 with links to the online planning register where you can view decisions and relevant documents.
Planning Applications 2000-2004
Applications made between 2000-2004 with links to the online planning register where you can view decisions and relevant documents.
Article 4 Directions
Removal of certain Permitted Development rights. You can order copies of Article 4 Directions from our Land charges team.
An area of special architectural interest, the character or appearance of which is desirable to preserve or enhance.
Where a development or land owner has entered into a legal agreement relating to a Planning Permission. You can order copies of Legal Agreements from our Land charges team.
Conservation of wetland habitats and associated wildlife.
Special Area of Conservation.
Sites of Nature Conservation Importance identified by the Local Authority.
Areas which have been identified as being of international importance for the breeding, feeding, wintering or the migration of rare and vulnerable species of birds.
Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Local Plan Policies
Area specific Local Plan policies.
A feature that may hold evidence of past human activity worthy of investigation.
Buildings of special architectural or historical interest.
Buildings of Local Merit
Buildings that have been identified as a local asset.
Generally understood to be an area continuously wooded since at least 1600.
TPO - Tree Preservation Order
Order identifying specific tree or group of trees as being of high amenity value which cannot be felled or pruned without consent of the Local Planning Authority.
Areas (mostly rural) within which display of advertisements is more stringently controlled.
Air Quality Management Area
Potentially Contaminated Land
Due to history of the site or other local knowledge elevated levels of contaminants are suspected.