PO Box 10, Oxford, OX1 1EN
Tel 01865 249811
Oxford City Council receives 65% of its planning applications online.
All applications for planning permission (except minerals) have to be made using national Standard Planning Application (1APP) forms we recommend that you fill your application in via the Planning Portal website.
The planning portal is a quick and easy way to submit your planning application. You can upload supporting documents, plans and even pay your application fee online. Submitting your application online also saves on postage and gives you immediate verification of your submission. There is also an online help function when completing your application.
Alternatively you can download and submit an application via post:
Applications cannot be processed until all the planning application requirements have been met. Please see our section on Pre- Application Advice and the documents below if you require some assistance:
List of National and Local Planning Application Requirements (242kB PDF)
Pre Application Advice (30kB PDF)
The cost of planning applications varies, please see the document below for fees:
Minor applications take between six and eight weeks to be processed and have a decision sent out. Major applications take thirteen weeks to process but this is not always achievable due to unforeseen circumstances that may arise.
Page last reviewed 29 January 2013
Planning Control and Conservation Team
St Aldate's Chambers
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