How to apply

Ways to apply


Applicants in Wales are encouraged to apply online via Planning Applications Wales. Completing a form online ensures you are prompted to answer only questions relevant for your application. The completed form is sent online via the Planning Applications Wales directly to the local planning authority for processing. Every local authority in England and Wales accepts online planning applications.

Start an online planning application

The online process allows you to apply for all applications for planning permission, except those for mineral development, and associated consent types.

Find out about the different consent types you can apply for online.


Alternatively, you can download the standard forms in paper format either from the Planning Portal or the relevant local planning authority website and send them in the post.

Select, download and print a paper form