Apply for, or find out if you need planning permission online on the planning portal site.
Please note: Applicants and agents can now pay for their planning applications (including pre-application advice and Tree Preservation Orders) online. We no longer except cheques.
We have a list of requirements (a validation checklist) we need in order to process planning applications that are submitted to the council.
This checklist outlines statutory requirements by both Central Government and the council along with our own local requirement. This information is required as part of the application process and completing this could help us process your application faster
Please note: any paper applications and supporting documentation supplied to the council as part of an application or an a planning enforcement issue will be scanned in to our electronic management system and the subsequent documentation confidentially destroyed.
Naming your documents when applying
To help process your application faster, you should use these naming conventions for your documents