Contact planning support
Thank you for contacting us.
Unfortunately, due to the complex nature of planning enquiries, we are unable to provide general planning advice over the phone.
Please see the links below to find information relating to the most common enquiries.
Find advice on planning permission and permitted development on the Planning Portal website.
View advice on listed and historic buildings on the Historic England website.
If you would like written confirmation that a project does not need planning permission submit a pre-application enquiry or consider whether to submit an application for a Lawful Development Certificate.
For advice on whether a proposal is likely to be acceptable submit a pre-application enquiry.
Search planning applications and view the planning history of the site you wish to enquire about to find out if there have been any previous issues surrounding the property.
Search for protected trees within and around your property.
Use the interactive map to view Listed Buildings, Scheduled Ancient Monuments, Conservation Areas, AONB, SSSIs, Historic Parks and Gardens and Ancient Woodland.
GOV.UK offers an online service to check:
- the long term flood risk for an area in England
- the possible causes of flooding
- how to manage flood risk
Check the long term flood risk for an area in England.
This service is not suitable for identifying whether an individual property will flood. It does not include the flood risk from sources such as blocked drains and burst pipes.
Make an application via the Planning Portal.
Has my planning application already been registered and when can I expect a decision to have been made?
You can search the planning applications to find out whether we have registered an application, the expected decision date and any comments received in relation to the application.
View our Planning Committee pages to find out which Councillors sit on the committee, future committee dates, agendas and details of past meetings.