Planning application forms and checklists

Applications can be made on line via the Planning Portal or by using one of our application forms.

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The application forms below can be downloaded and completed and sent to us. Please select the appropriate form for the development or work that you are applying for and submit with the correct fee, plans and required supporting documents.

Please note we are not able to check applications on an ad hoc basis. Please either submit application electronically, through the Planning Portal, via royal mail or by hand.  We can not accept applications submitted by email. The application will then be processed and you will be notified, either in writing or by email, if the application is valid or if there are outstanding documents. Please note we do not accept applications via email where they can be submitted through the planning portal.

Applying via the Planning Portal

The Planning Portal provides a number of guides to help users when making an application.
 

Application forms and guidance notes

Applications cannot not be started until all the correct information and documentation is received including the form(s) correctly completed, the correct fee, where due, and the appropriate supporting plans and documents. Failure to supply sufficient information could also result in an application being refused. If you need help, you can ask us for advice.

Planning advice from the council
 

Planning application fees

When submitting a planning application the fee will depend on the type and size of application. Fees should be paid at the same time as the application is submitted. If there is no fee or the fee is incorrect you will be notified. If you are submitting your application via the Planning Portal you can also pay online.

Planning application fees
 

Guidance

For advice on completing an application form please refer to the guidance notes and then to the appropriate checklist to ensure that the correct documents are included. Further details on the required documents are available in the Icon for pdf Guidance on supporting documents [265.89KB].

Checklists

Checklist typeForm

Checklists to be submitted with certain types of application
 
SuDS Checklist - Outline Drainage Design (to be submitted with all major applications)Icon for pdf Download Form [26.86KB]
SuDS Checklist -  Detailed Drainage Design (to be submitted with all major applications)Icon for pdf Download Form [13.66KB]
Sustainable Construction Checklist (to be submitted for new dwellings including conversions)Icon for pdf Download Form [29.92KB]
Biodiversity Checklist to be submitted with all Householder and Listed Building ApplicationsIcon for pdf Download Form [208.28KB]
Biodiversity Checklist to be submitted with all Minor Planning applications (including changes of use)Icon for pdf Download Form [249.01KB]
Biodiversity Checklist to be submitted with all Major Planning Applications  Download Form [557kb]
Land Contamination Checklist to be submitted with all applications and prior notifications for the conversion of agricultural and former agricultural buildingsIcon for pdf Download Form [115.62KB]

 

Validation checklists

Validation checklist typeForm

These checklists will help you to check that you are submitting all the correct documents that are needed for your application
 
Validation Checklist for a Full Planning ApplicationIcon for pdf Download Form [321.68KB]
Validation Checklist for a Full Planning Application and Listed Building ConsentIcon for pdf Download Form [321.06KB]
Biodiversity Validation Checklist to be submitted with all Minor Planning applications (including changes of use)Icon for pdf Download Form [249.01KB]
Biodiversity Validation Checklist to be submitted with all Major Planning Applications Download Form [557kb]
Validation Checklist for a Householder ApplicationIcon for pdf Download Form [224.68KB]
Validation Checklist for a Householder Application and Listed Building ConsentIcon for pdf Download form [229.46KB]
Validation Checklist for Listed Building ConsentIcon for pdf Download Form [227.65KB]
Biodiversity Validation Checklist to be submitted with all Householder and Listed Building ApplicationsIcon for pdf Download Form [208.28KB]
Validation Checklist for Outline Planning PermissionIcon for pdf Download Form [239.84KB]
Validation Checklist for Approval of Reserved Matters following outline permissionIcon for pdf Download Form [230.71KB]
Validation Checklist for a Certificate of Lawfulness for Proposed Use or Operation or ActivityIcon for pdf Download Form [233.46KB]
Validation Checklist for a Certificate of Lawfulness for Existing Use or Operation or Activity including those in breach of a planning conditionIcon for pdf Download Form [27.39KB]
Validation Checklist for an Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of Planning PermissionIcon for pdf Download Form [215.03KB]
Validation Checklist for Advertisement ConsentIcon for pdf Download Form [24.63KB]
Validation Checklist for Full Planning Permission and Advertisement ConsentIcon for pdf Download Form [321.35KB]
Validation Checklist for Householder Prior Approvals - Class A, Part 1, Schedule 2Icon for pdf Download Form [185.2KB]

 

Householder application forms

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Householder Application for planning permission for works or extension to a Dwelling Icon for pdf Download Form [302.26KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [39.59KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Householder Application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building Icon for pdf Download Form [312.36KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [54.09KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Householder Application for Planning Permission for works or extension to a dwelling and for relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation areaIcon for pdf Download Form [159.45KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [87.6KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Full application forms 

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for Planning Permission

Icon for pdf Download Form [342.11KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [73.95KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for alteration, extension or demolition of a listed buildingIcon for pdf Download Form [347.54KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [82.01KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for Planning Permission and for relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation areaIcon for pdf Download Form [187.29KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [150.57KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for Planning Permission and consent to display an advertisementIcon for pdf Download Form [351.39KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [78.16KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Listed building consent

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for Listed Building Consent for alterations, extensions or demolition of a listed buildingIcon for pdf Download Form [308.56KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [38.86KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance on preparing Heritage Statements [429.27KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Conservation area form

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for planning permission for relevant demolition in a conservation areaIcon for pdf Download Form [155.86KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [58.87KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Outline application forms

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for outline planning permission with some matters reservedIcon for pdf Download Form [346.01KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [73.82KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved

Icon for pdf Download Form [335.3KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [45.58KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Approval of reserved matters and conditions

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for approval of reserved matters following an outline approvalIcon for pdf Download Form [304.49KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [30.46KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for approval of details reserved by conditionIcon for pdf Download Form [296.18KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [14.89KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Lawful development certificates

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning conditionIcon for pdf Download Form [312.81KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [73.79KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use or developmentIcon for pdf Download Form [298.74KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [18.58KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works to a listed buildingIcon for pdf Download Form [167.09KB] 

Prior notifications

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development- proposed buildingIcon for pdf Download Form [295.34KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [16.24KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - proposed road Icon for pdf Download Form [294.18KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [15.19KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste materialIcon for pdf Download Form [294.3KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [15.79KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development - proposed fish tank (cage)Icon for pdf Download Form [294.14KB]Icon for pdf Guidance [15.31KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Prior Notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunications code systems operatorsIcon for pdf Download Form [294.1KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [19.5KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

 

Application for prior notification of proposed demolitionIcon for pdf Download Form [293.74KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [15.2KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior notification of a proposed larger home extensionIcon for pdf Download Form [456.98KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [28.6KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of a building from office use to a dwellinghouseIcon for pdf Download Form [226.55KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior approval for proposed change of use of agricultural building to a State-funded school or registered nurseryIcon for pdf Download Form [244.23KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of agricultural building to a dwellinghouseIcon for pdf Download Form [213.86KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for prior approval of proposed change of use of a building from a retail use or a mixed retail and residential use to a dwellinghouseIcon for pdf Download Form [236.1KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Notification for prior approval for a change of use from storage or distribution buildings (Class B8) and any land within its curtilage to dwellinghouses (Class C3)Icon for pdf Download form [249.96KB]Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]
Notification of proposed change of use to state funded school or Registered NurseryIcon for pdf Download Form [228.0KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Prior Approval of Agricultural to Residential (a completed Land Contamination Checklist should also be submitted with the application as this will assist Officers in determining whether the proposal meets the requirements of Permitted Development)Icon for pdf Download Form [40.89KB]

Icon for pdf Checklist [115.62KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Notification for Prior Approval for the Installation, Alteration or Replacement of other Solar Photovoltaics (PV) equipment on the Roofs of Non-domestic Building, up to a Capacity of 1 megawatt, subject to certain limitationsIcon for pdf Download Form [232.35KB]Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Trees and hedges

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for tree works: Works to subject to a tree preservation order (TPO) and/or notification of proposed works to trees in a conservation areaIcon for pdf Download Form [580.33KB]Icon for pdf Guidance [98.12KB]
Application for hedgerow removal noticeIcon for pdf Download Form [293.95KB]Icon for pdf Guidance [24.6KB]
High Hedges complaint form and guidance noteIcon for pdf Download Form [46.03KB]Icon for pdf Guidance [67.5KB]

Other forms

Application typeFormGuidance notes and fees
Application for consent to display and advertisement(s)Icon for pdf Download Form [304.3KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [21.85KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for the removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permissionIcon for pdf Download Form [300.56KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance [15.2KB]

Icon for pdf Planning Fees [101.37KB]

Application for consent to display an advertisement and application for listed building consentNot AvailableNot Available
Application for a non-material amendment following grant of planning permissionIcon for pdf Download Form [439.74KB]Icon for pdf Guidance [11.12KB]
Icon for pdf Instructions [29.73KB]
Notice under Article 6 for applicants completing certificates B or C - Householder applicationsIcon for pdf Download Form [59.67KB]Not Available
Notice under Article 6 for applicants completing certificates B or C - Non-Householder applicationsIcon for pdf Download Form [16.26KB]Not Available
Building Control FormsGo to the Building Control forms pageNot Available

 


Additional information

Icon for pdf Guide to the type of application form to use [33.27KB]

Icon for pdf Guidance for Supporting Documents - Appendix 1 [36.59KB]

Design and access statements

Template S106 Legal Obligations

Icon for pdf Home Energy Efficiency Questionnaire [45.33KB]

► Icon for pdf Guidance on preparing Heritage Statements for Listed Building Consent applications [429.27KB]