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 online using the online payment system please see Pre-Application Advice Form.

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