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Planning application

If your project does not qualify as permitted development your remaining option is to apply for planning permission. Bear in mind that while a proposal may not meet permitted development criteria that does not mean it cannot be carried out. An application for planning permission allows the local planning authority to assess your proposal against a range of criteria and decide whether or not to approve it. You will have to pay a fee.

Read more about planning permission1.

Make a planning application2.

Find a Trade Professional

Use our partner directories from RIBA, FMB, or RTPI to find an architect, builder or planning consultant to help with your project or development.

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Useful links

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    1. https://www.planningportal.co.uk/permission/responsibilities/planning-permission/what-is-planning-permission
    2. https://1app.planningportal.co.uk/Form/StartPlanningApplication

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    The Planning Portal is delivered by PortalPlanQuest Limited which is a joint venture between TerraQuest Solutions Limited and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities. All content © 2022 Planning Portal.