Planning advice and guidance
Use the links below and on the left of this page to find out about planning procedures, planning permission, building regulations, building control, tree applications, renewable energy planning and more.
The Planning Portal provides help, guidance and information to anyone involved in the planning process. Find out about planning and building regulations, see if you need permission to carry out your building work and browse the interactive guides.Take me there
Find out what happens during the planning process
Advice and guidance when making alterations or extensions to your property.
- Permitted development rights
- Find out when you need planning permission
- Advice on submitting a householder planning application
View the current fees and charges for planning and find out how to appeal the decision of a planning application.