Apply For Planning.
Please note as of 1st April 2023 Carlisle City Council will become part of Cumberland Council, whilst you might notice a few changes please continue to submit your applications in the usual way.
The Council works in partnership with the Planning Portal to provide an online application service. We prefer electronic submission of planning applications
The best way to apply is online through the government Planning website the
Planning Portal which will also let you:
- Create a site location plan (compulsory for all applications)
- Attach supporting documents (such as plans or photographs)
- Pay the application fee online.
You can also download forms and email into us at [email protected]
If you need help/advise and wish to use our Pre-Application Service, please email [email protected] with your details and brief description, including any relevant drawings so we can advise further.
From 1st April 2023 the pre-application service will no longer be free and there will be a charge introduced for some types of applications. We will update this information as soon as we can in relation to the new service standards.
Please email your enquiries to [email protected] or telephone 01228 817179, If you prefer a face to face meeting please ring to arrange a suitable appointment time.