Design Review is an independent and impartial evaluation process conducted by a panel of built environment experts and is an essential part of the planning process, Design Review Panels promote high quality design to help create better buildings, streets and public spaces in the city.
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) reinforces the role of Design Review in ensuring high standards of design. ODRP operates under the nationally accepted Design Review Principles and Practice guidance document.
BOB-MK encourage all minor and major development proposals to be assessed at design review before a planning application is submitted, a fee is charged for the service.
|Size of scheme||Cost per scheme*||Panel members|
|Major development (e.g. garden town)||£4500||4-6|
|Non-residential (single building)||£2250||3|
|Large retail devpt/ business or science park etc.||£5000||4-6|