Planning Permission

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On Friday 16/04/2021, major upgrades to our planning systems will commence. As a result, the Planning Public Access website will not be available until 21/04/2021.

If you need to view any planning application information whilst the site is down, please email planning[email protected]

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


The Planning Services team deal with a range of functions which include the following:

  • Protecting Listed buildings and Conservation Areas
  • Trees with Preservation Orders (TPOs)

If you wish to view or comment on a planning application please visit our Public Access Online Planning Service.

Planning advice can be obtained in a variety of ways, although it is always recommended that you get this in writing. The simple and easiest way to gain planning advice or report a breach of planning control is to use our online planning forms.

We have also produced a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help answer some of the common queries we receive.