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This guidance sheet contains information on:
do I need consent
how do I know that making a section 38 application is the best way forward
what steps should I take before applying
if I apply under section 38, is my application likely to succeed
how do I make an application, and what will happen to it
how long will all this take
what happens if I make a mistake with my application
what should I do if I need to carry out emergency work on a common