In this section you will find information and guidance on how to use the Planning Portal and the 1APP system.
If you are unsure who to contact try using the help centre below which will save you time by either answering your question or telling you who you should contact.
Site outage notifications
Please note that our planned maintenance window is Sunday morning. Further information of any site maintenance including site outages will be detailed below:
The planning application service (1App) will be unavailable on Sunday 19 November between 06:15 and 08:45, for scheduled maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes.
Glossary of planning terms
The Planning Portal's glossary section provide definitions for hundreds of planning terms