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Make a planning application

Important Information

The pre-application and enquiry service has been TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED due to the high volume of applications we are receiving.

Pre-applications for major and strategic developments will continue to be accepted.

If you are seeking advice on whether planning permission would be required, please visit the planning guides and case studies page.

Alternatively you can submit a certificate of lawfulness application.

There are a number of ways you can make a planning application:

What to submit with your application

To ensure your application is valid application there are certain pages you'll need to read and certain information you might need to submit as part of your planning application.

Check what you need to submit with your application

Data Protection and Copyright

The Council is fully committed to protecting the privacy of all individuals, including staff, contractors, service users and others, by ensuring lawful use of their personal data in accordance with the Act.  The Council will take all necessary steps to implement this policy and to ensure that all staff are fully aware of it and abide by it. The applicants name and address will be displayed on the website, site notice and publicity notice.  Information relating to Planning applications will be held indefinitely in order to maintain the planning register.

When viewing planning applications the data is publicly available for the purposes of holding a planning register which is a legal requirement and should not be used for any other purpose. Plans, drawings and materials submitted to the Council are protected by the copyright acts (section 47, 1988). You may only use material which is downloaded and/or printed for consultation purposes; to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed together with approved plans. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner.

Please note: Information submitted on the Planning Application Form and supporting information will be published on the website.