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Apply for Planning Permission

You can apply for planning permission using our online portal or by downloading and completing the relevant application forms.

Apply for planning permission online

You can apply for planning permission online by visiting the Planning Portal Website here.

Planning Application Forms

In addition to the application forms below you will find a checklist of documents that are required to be submitted with each type of application, a schedule of all application fees, a template to notify affected landowners of an application, and forms for notifying the owners of a listed building your intentions, where you do not own the affected structure.

Please do not use the application forms below to submit a planning application online. If you wish to submit an application online please use the Planning Portal Website.  Please only use the forms below if you want to complete the form by hand and send a paper copy.   

Please Note: Failure to submit a completed application form, checklist and all documents required by the relevant checklist will result in your application being held up prior to registration. 

Application Forms   Checklists   Guidance
Householder Applications        

Householder Planning Application





Householder Planning Application and Conservation Area Consent   Checklist   Guidance
Householder Planning Application and Listed Building Consent   Checklist   Guidance
Notice Under Article 6 of Application for Planning Permission for Householder Development        
Householder Extension Design Guide - 3.5mb        
Full Planning Applications        
Full Planning Permission   Checklist   Guidance
Full Planning Permission Advertising Consent   Checklist   Guidance
Full Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent   Checklist   Guidance
Full Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent   Checklist   Guidance
Outline Applications        
Online Planning Permission with All Matters Reserved   Checklist   Guidance
Outline Planning Permission with Some Matters Reserved   Checklist   Guidance
Applications for Reserved Matters and Removal or Variation of Conditions        
Approval of Reserved Matters following Outline Approval    Checklist   Guidance
Removal or Variation of a Condition   Checklist   Guidance
Applications for Discharge of Condition
Approval of Details Reserved by Condition                   Checklist   Guidance
Conservation & Heritage                        
Conservation Area Consent for Demolition                   Checklist   Guidance
Listed Building Consent                   Checklist   Guidance
Listed Building and Advertisement Consent                   Checklist   Guidance
Works to Trees subject to a Preservation Order (TPO)                   Checklist   Guidance
Hedgerow Removal Notice                   Checklist   Guidance
Owners/Tenants Notification Form (required if you're applying to carry out works to a listed building that you do not own.)
Display of Advertisement Applications                        
Application for Advertising Consent                   Checklist   Guidance
Lawful Development Certificate Applications                        
Proposed Use or Development                   Checklist   Guidance
Existing Use Including Breach of Planning Condition                   Checklist   Guidance
Prior Notifications                        
Prior Notification of Proposed Demolition                   Checklist   Guidance
Prior Notification of Proposed Development - Telecommunications                    Checklist   Guidance
Prior Notifications - Site Notice/Proposed Demolition of Building                         
Prior Notification - Change of use to Dwelling [PDF, 223kB]                        
Prior Notification - Larger Home Extension [PDF, 457kB]                        
Prior Notification - Change of use to State Funded School [PDF, 223kB]                        
Prior Notifications of Agricultural or Forestry Development                          
Proposed Building                   Checklist    Guidance
Proposed Road                   Checklist   Guidance
Excavation / Waste Material                   Checklist   Guidance
Proposed Fish Tank                   Checklist   Guidance
Change of use of Agricultural Building to Flexible Use [PDF, 225kB]                        
Extension of Time Limit For Implementation                        
Extension of Time Limit for Implementation                   Checklist   Guidance
Application for Non-Material Amendment Following Grant of Permission                        
Non-Material Amendment Post Decision                   Checklist   Guidance [PDF, 7kB]
Other Useful Forms                        

Building for Life Applicant Checklist 


Planning Application Fees 2014

Notice of Application to Owners if you apply for planning permission for land/property that you do not own you must notify the owners of you intentions.  
Design & Access Statement Guidance Note                        

HOT Document v1.doc

HOT Document v2.doc

Application for the Modification or Discharge of Planning Obligations


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