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Public Access - conditions of use

Please ensure you have read and understood this information before using Public Access.


We are committed to the highest standard of quality information and every attempt has been made to present up to date and accurate information.

  • The online planning history contained within the site is incomplete and must not be used as a substitute for carrying out a formal 'Land Charge Search'.
  • No responsibility will be taken for any errors or omissions in the planning history information obtained from 'Public Access'.
  • The information contained within 'Public Access' does not constitute in any way a formal notification of a planning decision, and as such any actions taken as a result of information displayed on the site are undertaken entirely at the viewers own risk.

Copyright notice

Planning application documents submitted to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council are protected by the Copyright Acts (Section 47, 1988 Act). You may only use material which is downloaded and/or printed for consultation purposes, to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed in accordance with approved plans. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner.

Ordnance Survey copyright

Ordnance Survey maps and maps created from Ordnance Survey material are subject to Crown Copyright, their use is limited to viewing and downloading for private and non commercial purposes only and may not be further sub-licensed, sold, demonstrated, lent, or otherwise transferred or exploited without written permission of Ordnance Survey.

Data protection

Neighbour comments: Please note that any representations submitted using the 'Comments' facility will be made publicly available and published in full, on our website. We will not publish your telephone numbers, email addresses or signatures on the internet. If you supply information from a third party please ensure you have their permission to do so.

More detailed information about data protection and privacy matters is available from the Information Commissioner's Office.

Use of data

Please note that these details are published for the purpose of planning and building control matters only. They should not be used for any mailing or other lists without being filtered against the Mailing Preference Service (MPS) Consumer File. Details of how to obtain the MPS Consumer File can be found on the MPS website Use of applicants' details without such filtering constitutes an offence under the regulations of the Advertising Standards Authority, and can result in penalties.