Most planning applications are now submitted online. You can apply to every local authority in England through the Planning Portal. To apply to a local authority in Wales please visit the Welsh Government's website, Planning Applications Wales.
From May 2018, the Welsh Government will also provide planning guidance to support their application service. You can access this guidance by visiting their website or access their application service to apply online.
The benefits are simple:
Find out more information on how to apply and the decision making process in the guidance below.