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Make a planning application

Make a planning application online using the Planning Portal

You can submit your planning application online using the Planning Portal, which is an application submission portal owned by a company called Terraquest. Our planning team is unable to assist with any help or queries relating to submitting your application using this portal.

Apply online using the Planning Portal (fee applies)

You can complete your application form, buy site location plans, upload supporting documents and pay fees online.

Please note:

The Planning Portal charges a £28 administration fee for using its service.

The Planning Portal will not submit your application to us until it has received the correct payment (including the administration fee).

We are unable to progress your application until all the necessary information and the appropriate fee has been received.

If you need help with your online application, please contact the Planning Portal team.

Read the Planning Portal's frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Telephone : 0333 323 4589
Telephone : 0333 323 3900 (payments direct line)

Apply for planning permission online

Please submit all documents in PDF format.

The most common reason for planning applications not being made valid on receipt is because information submitted is incorrect or missing. Refer to the validation checklists to ensure that you submit correct details to avoid any delays.

Alternative ways to apply for planning permission