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Existing and Proposed Sections

The preferred electronic document types are .pdf’s although other formats can be submitted.

When required?

If any of the following apply:

  • a change in ground level;
  • the site is sloping;
  • a new building;
  • a track;
  • new opening(s);
  • new external staircase(s);
  • double glazing (listed building applications).


What is required?

Sections should

  • be drawn at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100
  • show a cross section(s) through the proposed building(s) and/or feature.
  • where a proposal involves a change in ground levels show both existing and finished levels.
  • for new buildings include:
    • existing site levels
    • finished floor levels and finished height
    • with levels related to a fixed datum point off site or shown in relation to adjoining buildings.
    • for sloping sites
    • show how proposals relate to existing ground levels or where ground levels would be modified.
    • for new tracks
    • show the method of construction and materials.
    • for new features e.g. external staircases, new openings or windows
    • a cross section through the proposed feature.