Whether you're looking to carry out building work yourself or are interested in work taking place in your local area, the following pages should provide you with all the information you need.
You can view and comment on current planning applications and view details of historic decisions using our online planning register.
Before you apply
Firstly, you will need to establish whether the works you intend to carry out require permission. This information is provided by the Planning Portal on their 'Do I need planning permission?' page.
If you're satisfied that your proposed works need permission, you can obtain advice from us prior to submitting your application. Find out more on our 'Pre-application advice' page.
If you've had an application refused, information on how to appeal this decision can be found on the 'Appeals' page. You can also track the status of appeals you may be interested in.
Find out whether your proposed works need permission.
What do I need to know before I apply for planning permission?
Details of the planning application process.
Information about what documents need to be included within a planning application. Also contains details of local and national validation requirements
Submit an planning application to us online
Our online register allows you to view and monitor the progress of planning applications online.
Find out more about commenting on an application
Further information on area planning committees, including membership and contact information
Submit an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate online via the Planning Portal