The planning application process

Submit a planning application

Before you submit your application online you might want to consider using our pre-planning application advice service.

We will review your application, provide advice on how you could improve it and let you know what our response is likely to be.

Read more about our pre-planning application advice service

Once you're happy with everything then you can submit your application on the Planning Portal website. You can use their fee calculator to see how much you'll need to pay, or go ahead and start:

Apply for planning permission

Please note that some specialist applications can't be made online. For these you can download paper copies of the planning application form.