The planning application process

Get advice before you create a planning application

The best place to find advice depends on what you want to find out:

What you want to find out Where to get advice
What type of application I need to make Check the Planning Portal website
Advice on creating plans and making a valid application Find a planning consultant
Find out how much an application will cost Use the Planning Portal fee calculator
Feedback on your plans before making a formal application Apply for pre-planning application advice

If you decide to go ahead with the planning application we strongly recommend that you hire a professional planning consultant. They will be able to advise you on the work you want to do and draw up the plans you need to make a valid application.