First find out if you need planning permission, consult those affected by your development, and then use our pre-application advice service.
Please be aware that we are experiencing technical problems with the application planning system. Our technicians are working to resolve these as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Under the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations 2018, from 25th May 2018 all personal data included with your submission will be held for 3 years.
No. The pre-application advice provided is based solely on the information provided in the pre-application submission and does not take into account the views of statutory consultees and other third parties that would be consulted as part of any subsequent planning application, or unforeseen material planning issues that may arise during the processing of the application.
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You can apply using the form.
Remember to discuss your proposal with those who could be affected by the build, take their views into account, and include details of these consultations in an accompanying statement.
For a valid application we require the following documents:
You'll also need to pay the correct fee Planning Fees
Depending on the level of advice required, other plans can be submitted such as elevation plans and floor plans.
For further guidance on producing valid plans and drawings, consult our comprehensive guidance.
All advice given will be based on the amount and level of information provided. If only a red line site plan and block plan are submitted, the planning officer will only be able to provide limited advice on the principle of the development and overall issues and not the detail.