Make a planning application

Alternative ways to apply for planning permission

We are happy to accept large applications via our Document upload service. Please contact planning@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk for more information.

Please note that we are unable to accept planning applications or supporting documents via memory stick, CD/DVD or cloud services such as WeTransfer or Dropbox.

If you prefer to submit your application by post:

  1. Select the correct validation checklist this will provide you with all the information you need to submit your application including a link to the correct application form.
  2. Download, print and complete the form and send it with the correct fee and all supporting documents to:

    Planning Department
    Central Bedfordshire Council
    Priory House
    Monks Walk
    Chicksands
    Shefford
    Bedfordshire
    SG17 5TQ

Please be advised that all paper applications are scanned in and stored on our electronic planning system on receipt. No paper copies are retained.