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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.

Make a Planning Application

How to submit your planning application, plus pre-application advice and charging schedule.

Planning Advice and Guidance

Find out what you need planning permission for

Planning Application Forms

Download planning application forms or use the Planning Portal to apply online.

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.

Planning Advertisement Control

Where to find advice for the proposed display of advertisements.

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