Pre-application advice service

Submitting your request for pre-application advice

To request a pre-application advice download the application form and the fees schedule:

Send us your documents

To seek pre-application advice, complete the application form and email it to along with your application drawings and documents.

For major and strategic applications a pre-application engagement plan is required for validation of the pre-application advice request. Further information can be found here.

Paying the fee

For almost all pre-application enquiry types, a fee applies.

Pay online

You must submit your pre application enquiry to us and wait until you've received an email / letter. Upon receipt of the email / letter, follow the link on the letter to pay online using the LBS web forms (we no longer take telephone payments). Payment can be made by debit or credit card; we don't accept Amex.

Pay by post

Please send a signed cheque for the correct amount at the same time that you submit your application.

Page last updated: 03 May 2019