Step 1 – Check if you need planning permission
Not all work requires planning permission. You can check whether you need planning permission by using the Planning Portal interactive guide
If you are still unsure visit our pre-application advice page.
Step 2 – Find the right application form
There are different types of planning application which require different forms. The Planning Portal asks questions to guide you to the correct form. You can either complete your application online, or print out the form and send us your application in the post.
PDF forms can be downloaded from our planning application forms page.
Step 3 – Check what you need to submit
Before submitting your planning application you need to check what additional information you need to provide. Follow our guidance and checklists.
Step 4 – Submit your application and pay fees
You can submit your application for planning permission, along with any supporting information on the Planning Portal website.