Planning service alert

  • If you're interested in building your own home or have land available to do so, check out our Self-Build Register
  •  From 1 July there will be some changes to the charges for pre-application enquiries, including new charges for householder enquiries (extensions and conservatories etc). Find out more.

How to make, search and track planning applications, plus advice, guidance and more.

Making a planning application

Find out if you need planning permission, how to make an application and how to apply online

Search, track and comment on applications

Get up-to-date information on planning applications and see how an application is progressing

Nearby planning applications

Current and previous planning applications in your neighbourhood

Building control

Information about building regulations and online forms


What happens when building work is carried out without planning permission

Trees, listed buildings and conservation

Find information on protected trees, listed buildings and conservation areas

Street naming and numbering

How to name a street or property

Local Authority searches

Land charge searches are carried out when buying a property or piece of land, to see if restrictions affect the land or property.

Section 106, Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and other planning obligations

Information on how contributions from developers are secured to support development