Apply for planning permission

Pre-application advice

If you are considering an extension or alteration to your home, you may need Planning Permission.

Our Pre-Application Advice Service (PDF) aims to supply consistent and timely advice that reduces the risks involved in making a planning application. This can help reduce time taken to progress an application through the formal decision making service.

The pre-application planning advice forms are listed below:

Further information on whether you need or don't need planning permission, is also available on the Planning Portal website.

Do you need building regulations approval?

As well as getting planning permission you may need separate approval for a new building, extension or major alteration.

The work needs to reach certain standards so that the building is safe and energy efficient.

Please see the check if you need building regulations approval webpage for further information.

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