Apply for Planning Permission

Apply for planning permission online, or download application forms.

You can apply for planning permission online. This includes other permissions, such as advertisement consent, listed building consent, lawful development certificates and work to protected trees. We've teamed up with the Planning Portal to make the process of applying as easy as possible.

Before applying, we encourage you to use our pre-application advice service.

Preparing your Application

You will need to provide us with enough information for us to be able to fully understand your proposals. Read about the information needed with your application, and how to prepare files to make your application online.

Apply Online

Click on the link below to go to the Planning Portal website. Register your details, if you haven't done so before, and log in. Follow the instructions on the Planning Portal to make your application. The Portal will help you choose the right type of application, make sure that your forms are filled in correctly, calculate and allow you to pay the correct fee on line, and save you the cost of printing and posting documents.

The Planning Portal offers comprehensive online help as you make your application. If you are still unsure of anything, Contact Planning and Building Control Services.

Apply on Paper

If you wish, paper forms are available to download.

Application Fees

A fee is payable for most types of planning application.

Click here to download a current list of fees for all types of planning application

If you are submitting your application through the Planning Portal, you can pay the fee online by credit or debit card. If you are applying on paper, the fee can be paid by credit/debit card at the time you make the application, either over the phone or at the council offices. Please make cheques payable to Nottingham City Council.

Contact Us

Planning and Building Control LH Box 5 Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG United Kingdom Email: planning@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Tel: 0115 876 4447
Online Contact Form

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