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Apply for planning permission

Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) all our planning staff are now working remotely. This will impact on the level of service that we are able to offer at the current time.

All new planning applications should be submitted electronically, preferably through the Planning Portal. Any documentation submitted through the postal system will result in delays.

Once received an initial acknowledgement e mail will be sent to you but you should note that there will be a delay in the validation and processing of any new application until further notice.

Apply for permission

You can submit planning applications online through the Planning Portal.

Do I need planning permission?

For more information on a householder development, click here.

For more information on other forms of development, click here.

For more information about advertisements and signs, click here.

Application forms

Householder applications:

Householder application for planning permission

Full applications:

Application for planning permission (major)

Application for planning permission (minor)

Outline applications:

Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved (major)

Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved (minor)

Application for outline planning permission with some matters reserved (major)

Application for outline planning permission with some matters reserved (minor)

Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval

Other application types:

Application for listed building consent

Application for removal or variation of a condition (major)

Application for removal of variation of a condition (minor)

Application for planning permission for demolition in conservation area (major)

Application for planning permission for demolition in conservation area (minor)

Application for consent to display an advertisement

Application for approval of details reserved by condition (major)

Application for approval of details reserved by condition (minor)

Application for non-material amendments following grant of planning permission

Application for tree works

Application for hedgerow removal notice

Prior approval:

Application to determine if prior approval is required - demolition of buildings

Application to determine if prior approval is required - electronic communications

Application to determine if prior approval is required - larger home extension

Application to determine if prior approval is required - agricultural or forestry use

Lawful Development Certificates:

Application for Lawful Development Certificate for existing use

Application for Lawful Development Certificate for proposed use

Further guidance

To read the guidance notes on making an application via the Planning Portal, click here.

For further guidance on prior approval for house extensions, click here.

For our Conservation Area Design Guide, click here.