Submitting a planning application

Planning application fees, validation checklists and application forms

Before you submit your application, use our validation checklists to ensure that you've prepared all the required documents. If you don't include all the required documents, your application will be made invalid. It's also important to refer to the fee list before submitting your application.

Applications for planning permission and listed building consent

Householder planning permission, excluding applications for works to flats

Full planning permission, including applications for works to a flat

Outline planning permission with some matters reserved

Planning permission for demolition in a conservation area

Listed building consent


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Amendments, variations and reserved matters

Variation or removal of conditions (S73) and minor material alterations

Non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission

Variation or discharge of legal agreement

Approval of details reserved by condition

Prior approval or notification applications

Prior notification for change of use from class A1 (shops) and A2 (services) to class C3 (dwellinghouses)

Prior notification for change of use from class B8 (storage or distribution) to class C3 (dwellinghouses)

Prior notification for change of use from sui generis (amusement arcades and casinos only) to class C3 (dwellinghouses)

Prior notification for change of use from class A1, A2 and some sui generis (shops and financial services) to class A3 (restaurants)

Prior notification for erection or construction of a collection facility within a shop

Prior notification for temporary commercial film-making uses, structures, works, plant or machinery

Prior notification for photovoltaics on non-domestic buildings

Prior notification for change of use from class B1(a) (offices) to class C3 (dwelling houses)

Prior notification for the change of use of a building and any land within its curtilage to use as a state funded school

Prior notice in connection with a change of use to a flexible A1/A2/A3/B1 use

Prior notification for telecommunications development

Prior notification in connection with temporary permitted development rights for large home extensions

Prior notification for proposed demolition

Certificates of lawfulness

Lawful development certificate for existing use, building, operation or activity

Lawful development certificate for proposed use or development

Lawful development certificate for listed buildings

Works to trees and hedgerows

Tree works relating to protected trees

Hedgerow removal notice

Page last updated: 10 February 2020