View planning application forms, validation checklists and other guidance
We offer a planning pre-application service. For a small fee, we are able to offer advice on your planning application before you submit it to us.
Use these forms when applying for works to your existing dwelling. Examples of works include extensions, conservatories, fences, sheds and garages.
This form is only required if your proposal involves the demolition of a building (or part of it) within a conservation area
|PF03||Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building|
Use this form when applying for new dwellings, commercial retail or industrial applications, change of use, shop fronts, erection of fences and detached buildings that don't come within a residential curtilage
Advice as PF04 - but for use when you want to demolish something as well, and the site comes within a conservation area
Advice as PF04 - but for use when the proposal involves works to a listed building
|PF09||Application for planning permission and consent to display advertisement(s)|
Use this form when applying for outline permission. This means you want to agree the permission in principle (for example, a new dwelling) but only want to submit some (not all) details such as the vehicular access information. This cannot be used for change of use applications, householder applications, advertisements or trees.
Use this form when applying for outline permission. This means you want to agree the permission in principle but do not want to submit any details at this stage. This cannot be used for change of use applications, householder applications, advertisements or trees.
Use this form when you want to submit the outstanding details (reserved matters) that you did not submit at the outline stage.
Use this form when you want to vary or remove a condition that has been put on a previous application decision
Use this form when you want to 'discharge' a condition on a previous application decision. For example, a condition on a previous decision notice may ask for details of bricks and tiles before the development commences. To supply these details and get the decision 'discharged' (approved) you need to submit this type of application
Use separate forms for application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building plus advertisement consent.
Use this form when you want to demolish something in a conservation area over 115 cubic metres. You may also need full or householder permission - there is a combined form for this
Use this form when you want to carry out works to a listed building. You may also need full or householder permission - there is a combined form for this
Use this form when you want to carry out works to trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO). You can also use it to notify proposed works to trees in conservation areas
|PF21||Hedgerow removal notice|
For use when applying to erect an advertisement on a building or on land
|PF14||Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an existing use of operation or activity, including those in breach of planning condition|
This form is used to find out if you need planning permission.
|PF43||Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of proposed works to a listed building|
|PF18||Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste material|
|PF16||Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed building|
|PF19||Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed fish tank (cage)|
|PF17||Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed road|
|PF20||Prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunication code systems operators|
|PF22||Prior notification of proposed demolition|
|PF35||Prior notification of proposed larger home extension (householder)||PF35 Guidance note|
|PF36||Prior notification of change of use from Office (use class B1) to use class Dwellinghouse (class C3)||Not applicable|
|PF37||Prior notification of change of use to state funded school or registered nursery||Not applicable|
|PF38||Prior notification of change of agricultural building to flexible use||Not applicable|
|PF40||Prior notification of change of use to agricultural building to a dwellinghouse (use class C3)||Not applicable|
|PF41||Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of Use from Takeaways, Betting Offices, Pay Day Loan Shops or Launderettes (Sui Generis Uses); or a Mixed Use combining use as a Dwellinghouse (Class C3) with a Betting Office, Pay Day Loan Shop or Launderette (Sui Generis Uses); to Dwellinghouses (Class C3), and for building operations reasonably necessary for the conversion||Not applicable|
|PF42||Prior notification of a change of use to a agricultural building to a state funded school or registered nursery||Not applicable|
|PF44||Prior notification of a change of use from storage or distribution buildings (class B8) and any land within its curtilage to dwellinghouse (class C3)||Not applicable|
|PF45||Prior notification of change of use from amusement arcades/centres and casinos (sui generis uses) and any land within its curtilage to dwellinghouse (class C3)||Not applicable|
|PF46||Prior notification of change of use from shops (A1), financial and professional services (A2), betting offices, pay day loan shops and casinos (sui generis uses) to restaurants and cafes (A3)||Not applicable|
|PF47||Prior notification of change of use from shops (A1), financial and professional services (A2), betting offices, pay day loan shops (sui generis uses) to assembly and leisure uses (D2)||Not applicable|
|PF48||Prior notification for a development consisting of the erection or construction of a collection facility within the curtilage of a shop||Not applicable|
|PF49||Prior notification for the temporary use of buildings or land for the purpose of commercial film making||Not applicable|
|PF50||Prior notification for the installation, alteration or replacement of other solar photovoltaics (PV) equipment on the roofs of non-domestic buildings, up to a capacity of 1 Megawatt||Not applicable|
|PF51||Prior notification for new dwelling houses on detached blocks of flats||Not applicable|
Application for a new planning permission to replace an extant planning permission in order to extend the time limit for implementation
This is for applications granted prior to 1 October 2010 which are still extant. This means that unless the commencement condition is for a period longer than three years, you will no longer be able to apply for this type of application
Use this form if you want to make some amendments to an approved application and need to know if a further planning application is required. This type of application will determine whether the amendments can go ahead without a further full planning application or if an application is required