Make a planning application

Planning Portal

We welcome the submission of planning applications online through the Planning Portal.

 Make an online planning application

The Planning Portal will take you through the online submission process from selecting the appropriate forms and attaching documents to formally submitting the application and paying the application fee.

To make sure your electronic application is correctly presented please refer to our guide to submitting electronic files with planning applications.

You can buy maps from the planning portal to support your application using the Planning Portal's - Buy a Plan

Other ways to apply

You can also apply by post. Application forms can be downloaded from the Planning Portal website and sent to the address on this page.

You will need to send us the original and one copy of the application form, plans and relevant supporting documents.

National and local information requirements for applications

You need to make sure that you submit all of the correct supporting documents with your application. The national and local information requirements and related guidance documents for planning and related applications can be found on the Planning Application Information Requirements webpage.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

From 1 July 2017 any planning applications determined may be liable for CIL.

For applications for residential development, retail warehouses and large supermarkets you'll also need to complete the CIL additional questions form which can be downloaded from the Planning Portal. Residential extensions under 100sq m in size will not be liable for CIL.

More information about the CIL requirements can be found on the Community Infrastructure Levy Requirements page.

Fees and charges

You can calculate the fee for any application using the Planning Portal's - Fee Calculator

Details of planning fees are also available.

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