This area offers simple advice relating to householder and other development. Here you'll find information about what you should do before applying in order to make the process as quick and easy as possible.
Not all types of development require planning permission. For more information about the type of works you are able to carry out under your 'Permitted Development Rights' visit the UK Planning Portal or open the following Advice Note.
It is recommended that you contact the Planning Services Helpdesk prior to carrying out any development.
Please use the navigation menu to the left to view details of Planning Advice Surgeries, general and specific advice notes, validation requirements, the sustainable design guide and information about conservation areas.