Before making a planning application
Some building works to an existing property do not require planning permission as they are covered by permitted development rights.
A planning officer can provide pre-application planning advice and guidance for a fee before you submit a planning application.
A planning officer can provide advice and guidance before a planning application is submitted, provided a plan and the correct fee are received first.
Flood risk, contaminated land, TPOs, conservation areas, AONB, permitted development and listed buildings can all cause common planning issues.
Neighbours, design, access, lighting, listed buildings, trees, conservation areas are just some of the things to consider when making a planning application.
Use this form to request a paper copy of the pre-application planning advice form