This section contains information about the planning process and planning applications. Highlights in this section include:
Planning application search
The planning application search is an online service that allows you to view and comment on (object or support) planning applications. Look up associated plans, drawings and other related documentation and details of the council's decision once made.
We now use this phrase to describe the way we implement planning policies to guide and facilitate development in the borough through the decisions we takes on planning applications. Find out what it means.
Changes to planning regulations
Amendments have been made to the General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) and the Development Management Order (DMPO) which came into effect on 30 May and 25 June 2013.
Revision of the Application Local Validation List
We have recently reviewed and updated the information we require to register and determine your planning application.
Planning application forms to download
We've re-arranged these pages to make it easier for you to find the right planning application forms, guidance and fees.
Planning publicity statement
Local Planning Authorities are required to publish planning application information on their website. Read how you can view and comment on applications.
List of planning applications
Recent planning applications, decisions and appeals are available to download in PDF format.
This section is about planning policies including the Local Development Framework and Supplementry Planning Guidance.
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Nearby planning applications
You can find planning applications near your property via the Where I live search.
Last updated : 22/07/2013