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 find out 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) which will be used in the validation of all applications from 1st June 2020 onwards.  The LVL (v1.5) is available as a pdf (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.

Pre-Application Advice Service

Find out more about our premium planning services.


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

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Last Updated: 25 July 2021