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Planning services

This section offers information and advice about planning, building control and heritage. You can submit an online application for planning and building control permission and browse the latest applications. We encourage all applications – big or small – to take advantage of our free pre-application service before making a formal submission. We aim to work with you to ensure that your scheme can be delivered as smoothly as possible.

Do you want to make changes to your home?
Use this interactive planning portal guide to find out what needs planning permission, and/or an application to meet the building regulation requirements.
If you still have questions about planning, or wish to contact our planning department, then please use the Contact Us link below.

For general planning enquiries or to see if your home is in a Conservation Area, please use our Contact Us form and select "Planning" from the list of services.
Please note: We currently have several vacancies and staff absences through illness, and our service is experiencing delays. We will deal with your application or enquiry as soon as we can.