Do I Need Planning Permission.
See if you need planning permission and building approval before you make improvements.
You should use this page if:
You are unsure whether you need planning permission for works you are carrying out
Building works have already been carried out and you would like to find out whether planning permission or building regulation consent should have been in place.
In these cases, please use the Planning Portal
If you still need help after looking at the Planning Portal and wish to use our free Pre-Application Service, please email [email protected] with your details and brief description, including any relevant drawings so we can advise further.
Please note until further notice there will be no duty planning officer available in reception, please email your enquiries to [email protected] or telephone 01228 817179 / 01228 938063, the duty officer is available Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm.
The advice given is of an advisory nature only and cannot be regarded as binding upon the Local Planning Authority.