Commenting of Planning Applications

Viewing & Commenting on Planning Applications

Submitting Comments for West Northants (Northampton) Planning Applications

You can send your comments on any planning application via the following methods;


Use our search facility to view the planning application along with the documents and click on 'comment on this application' button.  


Your comments to [email protected]. Please make sure you advise us of the application reference number in your email to ensure your comments are married to the correct application file.  


Your comments to;

West Northamptonshire Council 
The Guildhall
St Giles Street

  • You will receive an electronic acknowledgement if we have an email address for you once your comments have been processed.

  • If you send your comments via post and require written confirmation, we request when sending your postal comments you please either include a stamped address envelope or supply us with your email address. 

Viewing of neighbour/business comments online

Comments submitted on applications after 5pm on 14 January 2022 will be published online with redaction applied to protect the identity of the individual making the comment in line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). For more information on how we will use your data, please look at our Privacy Notice at
Comments submitted from 1st April 2021 through to 14th January 2022 will not be published online, but you can request to receive redacted copies of the comments. If copies of the comments are required, please request this in writing to [email protected]. Please make sure you quote the application number and site address so that we can find the correct application.
Comments will be redacted before being provided. Requests will be dealt with within 20 working days. However, should there be a high volume of comments on the requested application, then a bespoke timescale to respond will be given.