Applications for planning permission

Apply for planning permission

We recommend that you apply for planning permission by submitting a planning application using the planning portal. Extensive online assistance is provided as part of your submission to help you through the process.

Apply for planning permission

Alternatively you can download a form and the relevant guidance using the Planning Portal's form chooser (opens in a new window) 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, please see our scheme of validation for planning applications document - 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 helpful:

Cost

There is a charge for most types of application. You can use the fee calculator (opens in a new window) 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 on 01623 463207 or 01623 463202.