Apply for pre-application advice

Before making a request for pre-application advice it is advisable to check whether planning permission is required.

If you wish to take advantage of our pre-application advice service, simply fill out the pre-application advice form and email it together with your supporting plans, photos etc. to and pay the appropriate fee.  The fee can be paid by:

Submitting a cheque to East Staffordshire Borough Council, PO Box 8045, Burton upon Trent, DE14 9JG or alternatively you can pay by BACS, please email if you require the bank account number and sort code.

Card payments are not currently being taken.

When completing the form you should have regard to the pre-application advice guidance notes and the charging schedule.