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Applying for planning permission

Apply and pay for planning permission online, download application forms and get more information about the planning application process.
Changes to the Scheme of Delegation

On 29 March 2023, members agreed changes to the Council’s constitution and scheme of delegation.

The new scheme will be applied to applications with a Statutory Start Date of 30 March 2023 or later.  The changes are:

  • 10 or more objections will be required to trigger a planning committee meeting 
  • A scheme with an amenity society objection will be referred to a Chairs’ Review meeting

How to apply for planning permission

Make a planning application quickly and easily online.

Get planning advice

We offer a range of advice services to help with your planning application.

The planning application process

A step-by-step guide to what happens when you make a planning application.

Replacing windows

Check if you need planning permission to replace the windows in your property.

Planning application forms and advice notes

Download and print application forms if you can't apply online.

Planning validation requirements

Information to help you submit a valid planning application.

The validation process

See what the validation process is after your application is received.

Amendments to planning applications

To amend your planning application, apply for a non-material or minor material amendment.