Development Management

Planning Applications

View planning applications since 1974 by following this link to Search Applications. Then enter the address or application number. For detailed help with your online search view Help with Planning Application Searches.

Follow this link for  general information on how to comment on a planning application or this online form if you want permission to speak at Planning Committee.

If you are uncertain if you need planning permission you can either View information about pre-application advice, where for a fee we advise on your proposal  or go directly to the national Planning Portal for FREE interactive advice. You can also apply online at the Planning Portal following the same link. Click on the logo to go directly to the interactive house on the Planning Portal:        Planning Portal interactive house

Contact times for Planning and Building Control

As we are only a small team staff are not available at all times. We try to be available at the following times

Planning Enforcement

Planning enforcement investigates alleged breaches of planning control and takes enforcement action where built development or the change of use of property has taken place without planning permission.  View more information about Planning enforcement.

Built Heritage and Conservation

Built Heritage and Conservation covers Listed Buildings as well as other formal designations including Scheduled Ancient Monuments and Conservation Areas. View more information about Built heritage.

Tree Management

There are various ways in which trees are protected – by Tree Preservation Orders or their location in a Conservation Area. View more information about Tree Management.

See the following page for a list of other pages in Development Management