How do I make a Planning Application?

Make your online application via the Planning Portal


New to the Planning Process?

Use our glossary of planning terms (PDF, 232KB)and our planning application guide to understand the stages of your application.

Application Forms and Document Checklists

Use our planning application checklists to understand which form(s) you require and what information is needed.

The Council has recently adopted a Local Validation List (LVL), for the use in the validation of all planning applications, which will be used in the validation of all applications from 1st June 2020 onwards.  The LVL (v1.5) is available as a pdf. Click Here. (PDF, 658KB)

If you would like advice regarding which documents for the LVL are necessary for your planning application, then you should seek pre-application advice. Click Here.

Pre-Application Advice Service

Find out more about our premium planning services here.


View the scale of application fees here (PDF, 97KB) or use our planning portal fee calculator here.

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Last Updated: 22 May 2020