Planning for Developers and Businesses

Planning for developers and businesses

Pre-application Advice

We welcome and encourage discussions with developers before submitting applications for planning permission, particularly for major or complex developments.

Discussions with us can help identify and where possible eliminate any issues with development proposals, improve the quality of planning applications and reduce the time taken to process them. If you are proposing a major development, our team can give you initial 'in principle' advice, without charge. If you decide to proceed, we offer a comprehensive pre-application advice service.

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The Nottingham City Development Protocol

We work in partnership with developers, and our ambition is to provide the most 'open for business' development service in the country. The Protocol sets out a delivery agreement for major development projects, and aims to offer speedy, consistent and professional support that will ensure the development process is as risk free and cost effective as possible.

For more information about the Protocol, and for major development enquiries, contact:

Area Planning Manager South and West Rob Percival rob.percival@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 0115 876 4065
Area Planning Manager North and East Martin Poole martin.poole@nottinghamcity.gov.uk 0115 876 4073


We offer a range of services to support developers in the regeneration of the city and of individual sites. We are able to provide advice on land assembly, sources of funding, project management and planning guidance for development sites. Contact us for more information.

Find out more about the regeneration activity taking place across the city

Contact Details

LH Box 5 Loxley House Station Street Nottingham NG2 3NG United Kingdom Email: planning@nottinghamcity.gov.uk