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Apply for planning permission

Submitting my application

What information do I need to include?

What issues do I need to consider?

Cost

Submitting my application

We recommend that you apply for planning permission by submitting your planning application using the planning portal. Extensive online assistance is provided as part of your submission to help you through the process. Alternatively you can download a form and the relevant guidance using the planning portal's form chooser and submit a paper version.

What information do I need to include?

Before sending your application, make sure you have included all the information we require along with the appropriate fee. To understand what information you need to include with your application, use our pdf icon scheme of validation for planning applications [404kb] - this includes details of the national and local requirements.

What issues do I need to consider?

If you need to provide additional supporting documents to support your application, you may find the following information and guidance sources helpful:

Cost

There is a charge for most types of application. You can use the fee calculator on the planning portal to work out the cost for your application.

If you need further help when submitting your planning application please contact us.