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Information on planning including how to apply, appeal and comment on an application.

Please note:

Public Access will be unavailable from 8am on the 24th March until 1pm 24th March 2023.

The Planning & Building Standards online registers and map search facility will therefore not be available during this time.

Members of the public will not be able to view or comment on Planning Applications during the downtime.

Appeal a planning decision

If you're unhappy with your planning decision, you've the right to appeal or ask for a local review.

Comment on a planning application

Find out how to comment on planning applications.

Search planning applications

Search current planning applications and decisions.

Do I need planning permission?

Find out what work needs planning permission and what doesn't.

Planning service standards and performance

View our service standards and performance information.

Environmental impact assessment (EIA)

Information about the process to find out the likely environmental impact of a proposed development.

Tree preservation orders

Find out about planning laws to help protect our trees and woodland.