Make a planning application

Before you apply for planning permission, please read our information on planning application fees and payments.

Apply for planning permission

You can make your own planning application(s), or you can hire a planning agent to work on your behalf.

You can apply for:

via our online forms. The accepted form of payment is debit or credit card.

Make a Householder application for planning permission

Apply for discharge of conditions

Please note that these online forms can take a moment to load. Please contact our Planning team if you have any problems.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive a receipt via email. Our Validation team will check the contents of your submission, and your payment details.

We are looking to develop other online forms, for other planning works, in the future. In the meantime, please apply for all other types of development via Planning Portal:

Apply for all other types of planning permission

You will be able to attach any relevant electronic plans or drawings.

Please note that Planning Portal is a third party website that's used by local planning authorities across the country. We are not responsible for any additional charges you may have to pay whilst using this site. Please email if you have any questions.

Apply for Modification (or discharge) of a Section 106 planning obligation

You can apply for modification, or discharge, of a Section 106 (S106) planning obligation by downloading and completing an application form.

Please send your completed form to

If you need this application form in a different format, please contact us.

Apply for planning permission by post

You can download, print and complete the relevant application form from Planning Portal's paper forms generator.

Please send the form, any supporting documents and cheque for payment (if applicable) to:

Endeavour House
8 Russell Road

Pre-application advice

We always recommend that you seek pre-application advice from us, as it will cost you to hire an agent and submit a planning application. We can advise you on the following:

  • Whether your project needs permission, or consent
  • Whether it is likely to be supported in principle
  • Which information you will likely be asked for

Further reading

Before you make a planning application, we also recommend that you read through the following information: