View plans and documents. Comment on an application.
Everything you need to know about the application process including validation checklists, fees and how to apply.
If you have a question about planning, you can ask it here.
The benefits of using our pre-application service.
What is unauthorised development and how to report it
How we plan for future development and how you can get involved.
Help with understanding if you need planning permission for your project
Get informal advice on planning issues from our duty planner
If you want to make a planning application to the Council, you must submit it on a standard form, either online or by post.
Making changes to development proposals after planning permission has been granted.
The Local Lists and their associated documents and information can be found on this page
What you need to know about making a comment on a planning application.
Information on, and how to apply for, building regulations approval.
Who can appeal, how to do it and how it works
For when you want to change the name or number of your property or you want an address for a new property.
How we manage and protect our heritage buildings and areas
We are responsible for making sure that new developments will not be affected by flooding or will not cause a risk of flooding to others.
The Land Charges Register and how to search it
Register your interest in Self or Custom Build projects.
Communities can shape development in their areas through the production of Neighbourhood Development Plans.
What is unauthorised development and how to report it
Where we advertise planning applications before they are decided.
If you would like to speak at the council's Development Management Committee, please follow this procedure.
This page provides information on how we process your data within the different functions for Planning.
The BT consultation on payphone removal can be found here.
There are often conditions attached to planning permissions that need further details, for example, samples of materials. This additional information must be submitted to us for formal agreement - known as 'discharge of conditions'.
If your application does not contain all the necessary information to allow us to validate it, you will receive notification from us advising you what documents are missing.