Planning permission or planning
consent is the permission required in the United Kingdom
in order to be allowed to build on land, or change the use of land
Planning title was granted for all pre-existing uses and
buildings by the Town and Country Planning Act 1947. Since that
date any new "development" has required planning permission. In
order to request planning permission the applicant must
submit a planning application to the relevant local
Make a planning
Instructions and resources to help you make a planning
Local Validation Requirements (pdf)
View a planning application
A searchable on-line register that also enables you to make
comments on current applications.
Details of the fees you will have to pay if you need to make a
An explanation of the types of activities you can underatake
without the need for planning permission.
Help and Advice
Portal is a excellent source of information on all aspects of
the planning process.