Application guidance

The application process

Basic information about the planning application process, from submission to decision

Research planning history

Find out how to research the planning history of a property before you submit your application

Outline applications

How to submit an outline planning application to find out if a proposal is acceptable

Deadline extensions

When we need more time to make a decision we will ask you to agree to an extension

Reserved matters and conditions

Find out how reserved matters and conditions should be discharged during the planning application process

Lawful development certificates

Find out more information about Certificates of Lawfulness