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Planning and Building Control

From planning and building control advice and guidance to making an application.

Building Control

Building Regulations, Dangerous Structures and Demolitions


Conservation areas and heritage assets.

Replacement Local Development Plan 2016-2031

Information about the Replacement Local Development Plan 2016-2031.

Countryside and Natural Environment

Find out about the countryside and natural environment.

Pre-Application Advice

How to submit a pre-application enquiry and charging schedule

Planning Advice and Guidance

Find out what you need planning permission for

Apply for Planning Permission

Use the Planning Portal to apply online or download planning application forms.

Planning Policy

The adopted Local Development Plan, supporting Supplementary Planning Guidance and CIL

Planning Enforcement

Enforcement Policy, breaches of Planning Control, and how to make a complaint

Planning Search and Weekly Lists

View Planning Applications and most recent Weekly Lists.

Planning Appeals

How to view planning appeals.

Development control

Responsibilities of the Development Control team.

Planning Annual Performance Reports

The reports summarises the performance of the Planning Department.

Planning Consultations

View current planning consultations.

High Hedges

Complaints about high hedges, advice and guidance

Tree Preservation Orders

Explanation of the legislation governing Tree Preservation Orders and tree protection in conservation areas.

Local land charges - personal search

Advice on how to carry out a search

Archaeology Local Information

Information on sites of archaeological and geological interest in Merthyr Tydfil.

Archaeology excavations and advice

Where to find advice on archaeological remains.