Do I need planning permission?

Will my proposal be accepted?

If you wish for an officer to give you advice on the likelihood of proposals being acceptable, then you will need to submit a pre-application enquiry form to us using the page below.  There is a charge for this service.

Pre-Application Service

Planning portal guidance

The Planning Portal website ( provides lots of useful information on how to find out if you will need Planning Permission or to find advice on the planning process can be found using the links below.  However, if your property is in a Conservation Area or Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty the guides they provide will not be able to assist you fully.