We only accept the national standard planning application forms.
They have been introduced nationally to standardise and simplify the planning application process. The forms replace all previous versions of planning application forms and will become the only legal way of submitting a planning application.
Please note that there are number of validation checks that you need to make sure you have complied with to avoid your application being treated as invalid visit the validation checks section.
You can use the online Planning Portal to submit your application.
Registration is easy and you can complete your application form, upload supporting documents and pay fees online.
We received 68.2% of our planning applications via the online Planning Portal during 2014/15.
The benefits of applying online include:
If you prefer you can complete your application form online and submit supporting documents and fees by post.
Please note a planning application cannot be progressed until all the necessary supporting information and appropriate fee is received.
You can download the Planning application forms below, known as 1APP paper forms. You can then complete these forms and submit then by email or in paper form.
Householder Application Forms and Guidance Notes
Proposed Larger Home Extension Form and Guidance Notes
Non Domestic Application Forms and Guidance Notes
Application and Guidance for advertisements
Discharging of Planning Condition Forms and Guidance Notes
Lawful Development Certificate (Existing Use) - Application Form and Guidance Notes
Listed Building Application Forms and Guidance Notes
Conservation Area Application Form
Outline Application Forms and Guidance Notes
Prior Notification Application Form and Guidance Notes
Reserved Matters Following Outline Approval Application Forms and Guidance Notes
Variation of Planning Condition Forms and Guidance Notes
Works to Trees Application Form and Guidance Notes
Non-Material Amendment Form and Guidance Notes
Application to replace extant Planning Permission
Hedgerow Removal Notice
Document to serve on adjacent neighbour
In order to comply with Data Protection Legislation, there is certain personal information contained within planning and building control documents that, prior to being published on the Councils Public Access system, must be concealed. This process is known as redacting.
Further information can be found on the Redacting Information Procedure.