Apply for planning permission

Introduction

The best way to apply for planning permission is online through the Planning Portal. You complete the form, attach your documents and make payment.

Apply and pay for planning permission

The Planning Portal's planning application service is separate to their building control application service. In order to begin a planning application you first need to create a planning account, even if you already have a building control application account on the Planning Portal.

Before you apply you should;

There's lots more information on how to apply on the Planning Portal, or you can read our guidance: Applying for planning permission online

Paper application forms

If you cannot submit online, you can download and print a paper form from the Planning Portal. You can then complete this and send it into us. 

Download a paper form

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