Planning applications

Information on planning including how to apply, appeal and comment on an application.

The Development Management Service is currently unable to provide applicants with updates on live applications, however we'll process applications as quickly as possible.


Search planning applications

Search current planning applications and decisions.

Do I need planning permission?

Find out what work needs planning permission and what doesn't.

Planning application process

Find out what happens after you submit your planning application.

Apply for planning permission

Apply online for planning permission.

Notify us about a breach of planning control

If you think there's building works going on without permission, you can report this online.

Contact a planning officer

Find out how to get in touch to discuss your planning application.

Public consultations

You must carry out a public consultation before you submit a planning application for national or major developments.

Apply for a planning section 50 certificate

Find out how to apply for a planning section 50 certificate.

Comment on a planning application

Find out how to comment on planning applications.

Appeal a planning decision

If you're unhappy with your planning decision, you've the right to appeal or ask for a local review.