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.
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.
Fee payments for applications submitted through the planning portal can be made using the portal’s financial transaction service.
For applications submitted by post, we accept payment by card over the phone. We also accept payment by bank transfer, by prior arrangement. Please call 0115 8764447.
We do not accept payment for planning application fees by cash or cheque.
You can download a current list of all fees from the following link.
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