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Planning application forms & guidance notes

The most efficient way to submit an application is through the UK Government's Planning Portal and this is strongly recommended. Alternatively application forms and guidance notes can be downloaded here, printed, completed and sent to Planning Services.

Planning applications

For an explanation of the different types of planning application, see our Types of Planning Application web page.

Householder planning applications

01. Householder Application for Planning Permission for works or extension to a dwelling.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [92kb]

02. Householder Application for Planning Permission for works or extension to a dwelling and 'Relevant Demolition' of an unlisted building within a conservation area.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Householder Validation Requirements [92kb] 
pdf icon Conservation Area Validation Requirements [86kb]

03. Householder Application for Planning Permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Householder Validation Requirements [92kb]
pdf icon Listed Building Validation Requirements [96kb]

04.  Notification of a Proposed Larger Home Extension (prior approval notification).
Application Form

Guidance Notes
 

Frequently used planning application types (excluding Householder Applications)

05. Application for Planning Permission (includes Full Permission and Change Of Use).
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [128kb]

06. Application for Outline Planning Permission with some matters reserved.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [128kb]

07. Application for Outline Planning Permission with all matters reserved.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Rquirements [128kb]

08. Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [80kb]

Applications relating to planning conditions (including minor material amendments)

09. Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [76kb]

10. Application for approval of details reserved by condition.
Application Form
pdf icon Validation Requirements [72kb]

Other planning applications

11. Application for a Non-Material Amendment following a Grant of Planning Permission.
Application Form
Guidance Notes

Other types of Applications and Notifications

Most common types

12. Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Listed Building Validation Requirements [96kb]

13. Application for consent to display an advertisement(s).
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Advertisement Validation Requirements [74kb]
 

14. Application for Relevant demolition of an unlisted building within a Conservation Area.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Conservation Area Validation Requirements [86kb]

Lawful Development Certificate Applications

15. Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an Existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [73kb]

16. Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a Proposed use or development.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation requirements [73kb]

17. Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building.

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Guidance Notes

Changes of use and associated operational development prior approval notifications

18. Prior Approval of a Proposed Change of Use of a building from Office (Use Class B1) Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse)

19. Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse (Use Class C3), and for Associated Operational Development.

20. Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of a building from a Retail (Use Class A1 or A2) Use or a Mixed Retail and Residential Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse), and for Associated Operational Development.

21. Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use to State-Funded School or Registered Nursery.

22. Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a State-Funded School or Registered Nursery.

23. Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a flexible use within Shops, Financial and Professional services, Restaurants and Cafes, Business, Storage or Distribution, Hotels, or Assembly or Leisure.

Agricultural Prior Approval Notifications

24. Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed building.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [76kb]

25. Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed road.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [76kb]

26. Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste material.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [76kb]

27. Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed fish tank (cage).
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [76kb]
 

Other Prior Approval Notifications

28. Application for prior notification of proposed development by telecommunications code system operators.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [77kb]

29. Application for prior notification of proposed demolition.
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Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [74kb]

Planning applications combined with applications for other consents

30. Application for Planning Permission and 'Relevant Demolition' of an unlisted building within a conservation area.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [128kb]
pdf icon Conservation Area Validation Requirements [86kb]

31. Application for Planning Permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building.
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [128kb]
pdf icon Listed Building Validation Requirements [96kb]

32. Application for Planning Permission and consent to display advertisement(s).
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Advertisement Validation Requirements [74kb]
pdf icon Validation Requirements [128kb]
 

Applications and Notifications relating to trees and hedges

33. Application for tree works: works to trees subject to a tree preservation order (TPO) and/or notification of proposed works to trees in conservation areas (CA).
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [78kb]

34. Application for hedgerow removal notice
Application Form
Guidance Notes
pdf icon Validation Requirements [73kb]