Planning applications

Please note: There is a service charge for submitting some planning applications using the Planning Portal. 

From 1 August 2019:

  • Applications with a fee below £60 will no longer incur the service charge.
  • The service charge will increase to £20.83 (+VAT) for all other applications.

Find out more on our blog


Most planning applications are now submitted online. You can apply to every local authority in England through the Planning Portal.

The benefits are simple:

  • Quick and user-friendly system
  • Step-by-step help and advice
  • Attach plans and drawings
  • Save time and money
  • Find out more information on how to apply and the decision making process in the guidance below.

Begin your submission by naming your application below

View your applications

Use the link above to sign in and view existing applications