Planning and buildings

Planning and Building Control are two distinct types of service, which can affect the construction and appearance of buildings.  For most building work two separate applications are needed, planning consent and building regulation.

Changeover of Planning Application Computer System

We have recently switched over our current planning applications service to a new computer system. To find out more please visit this page.

Apply online

Apply online

You can apply online here for your planning application through the planning portal.

Application forms

Application forms

Use this section to download householder planning application forms and other forms.

Planning applications

Search for the latest planning applications, find out if you need planning permission, what type of application and how much it will cost.

Conservation of the built environment

Advice on the conservation of the region's historic built environment which includes buildings of special architectural interest.

Local development

Find out about the future development of the area in which you live.

Building control

Advice and guidance on building regulations, if consent is required for new buildings, extensions and alterations, as well as inspections.

Local land searches

Information on why you need to carry out a local land charges search, the cost and how to submit a search.

Last updated: 14th March 2014

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