Apply for pre-planning application advice

Our pre-planning application advice service is aimed at applicants who have a proposed development in mind and some draft plans.

We'll give you advice on:

  • how your proposal is affected by planning law and policies
  • what else you might need to include

If you're looking for more general advice about whether you need permission or how to make an application please check our guide to the planning application process.

Fees for pre-planning application advice

Type of development Prices
Work to a listed building £302 for a meeting and written advice
Changing or extending your home £302 for a meeting and written advice
Development of 1-9 houses or flats

£237 for written advice only or £555 for a meeting and written advice

Development of 10-49 houses or flats £1,665 for written advice only or £2,775 for a meeting and written advice
Development of 50 or more houses or flats £2,775 for a meeting and written advice
Other projects Check our full list of fees

When you apply you will need to include any of your draft drawings and plans to make sure we can give you the fullest advice possible.

Apply for pre-planning application advice