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Due to essential maintenance on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 January, information and documents about individual planning applications will not be available to view on our website, including our property search pages. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Request Planning Pre-Application Advice

Help and advice before making a planning application

Please note that this service is NOT a substitute for a planning application.


This is a formal advice service available for a pdf icon fee [60kb]. For general planning enquiries, please contact the Duty Planning Officer.

You can also Ask if I Need Building Regulations from our Building Control Solutions Team.

iCM Form
  1. Required Payment
    1. A fee is payable for the Planning Pre-Application Advice Service.
      Please see Pre Application Advice - Charging Schedule (pdf) for further details

    2. Payment can be made online at the end of this form using the following methods of payment:-

      Alternatively, payment can be made "offline" via cheque, phone Debit/Credit Card payment (card types as above), or Cash (at cash office).

  2. 1. Applicant Details
    1. Name
    2. Address Postcode
    3. Address Details
      1. Numbers, spaces, + , ( , and ) are all valid characters
  3. 2. Do you have an Agent (Designer or Contractor)?
  4. Agent Details
    1. Name
    2. Any correspondence will be sent to the person named here
    3. Address Postcode
    4. Address Details
      1. Numbers, spaces, + , ( , and ) are all valid characters
  5. 3. Location of proposed development
    1. Address Postcode
    2. Address Details