Apply for planning permission

How to apply for planning permission and what to include with your application.

Submit a planning application to us via the Planning Portal - the government's official planning website.

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This service allows you to complete applications for consents including:

  • planning permission
  • lawful development certificates
  • listed building consent
  • advertisement consent

Benefits of using the Planning Portal application service include:

  • online application is straightforward and secure. The process guides you through applications with help available at each stage
  • save your work and break away at any time. When you return to the application your previous entries will be waiting
  • save on costs of paper and postage when making copies of your application and supporting documents - and cut your carbon footprint

Submit an application by hand

If you still want to apply for permission by filling out the application forms by hand, search and download the appropriate forms on the Planning Portal website.

Search and download an application form

How much will it cost?