Planning forms, fees and validation checklists

View planning application forms, validation checklists and other guidance

Planning pre-application service

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.

General guidance: fees, checklists and pro-forma

Householder applications

View application forms on the Planning Portal.

Use these forms when applying for works to your existing dwelling. Examples of works include extensions, conservatories, fences, sheds and garages. 

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PF01

Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling

Icon for pdf PF01 Validation requirements [197.83KB]
PF02

Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area

This form is only required if your proposal involves the demolition of a building (or part of it) within a conservation area

Icon for pdf PF02 Validation requirements [198.71KB]
PF03Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed buildingIcon for pdf PF03 Validation requirements [200.15KB]

 

Applications for full planning permission and changes of use

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PF04

Application for planning permission (including change of use)

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

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PF07

Application for planning permission and relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area

Advice as PF04 - but for use when you want to demolish something as well, and the site comes within a conservation area

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PF08

Application for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building

Advice as PF04 - but for use when the proposal involves works to a listed building

Icon for pdf PF08 Validation requirements [303.16KB]
PF09Application for planning permission and consent to display advertisement(s)Icon for pdf PF09 Validation requirements [300.02KB]

 

Applications for outline permission and reserved matters

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PF05

Application for outline planning permission with some matters reserved

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. 

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PF06

Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved

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. 

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PF23

Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval

Use this form when you want to submit the outstanding details (reserved matters) that you did not submit at the outline stage. 

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Applications relating to conditions on planning permissions

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PF25

Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission or listed building consent

Use this form when you want to vary or remove a condition that has been put on a previous application decision

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PF27

Application for approval of details reserved by a condition

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

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Listed buildings, conservation and works to trees

Use separate forms for application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building plus advertisement consent. 

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PF10

Application for planning permission for relevant demolition in a conservation area

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

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PF11

Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building

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

Icon for pdf PF11 Validation requirements [198.87KB]
PF31

Application for tree works.

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

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PF21Hedgerow removal noticeIcon for pdf PF21 Validation requirements [139.18KB]

 

Advertisement consent

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PF12

Application for consent to display an advertisement(s)

For use when applying to erect an advertisement on a building or on land

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Lawful development certificate applications

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PF14Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an existing use of operation or activity, including those in breach of planning conditionIcon for pdf PF14 Validation requirements [42.14KB]
PF15

Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use or development.

This form is used to find out if you need planning permission. 

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PF43Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of proposed works to a listed buildingIcon for pdf PF43 Guidance note [188.22KB]

 

Prior notifications

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PF18Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - excavation/waste materialIcon for pdf PF18 Validation requirements [44.84KB]
PF16Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed buildingIcon for pdf PF16 Validation requirements [44.67KB]
PF19Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed fish tank (cage)Icon for pdf PF19 Validation requirements [44.64KB]
PF17Prior notification of agricultural or forestry development - proposed roadIcon for pdf PF17 Validation requirements [44.67KB]
PF20Prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunication code systems operatorsIcon for pdf PF20 Validation requirements [48.73KB]
PF22Prior notification of proposed demolitionIcon for pdf PF22 Validation requirements [46.71KB]
PF35Prior notification of proposed larger home extension (householder)PF35 Guidance note
PF36Prior notification of change of use from Office (use class B1) to use class Dwellinghouse (class C3)Not applicable
PF37Prior notification of change of use to state funded school or registered nurseryNot applicable
PF38Prior notification of change of agricultural building to flexible useNot applicable
PF40Prior notification of change of use to agricultural building to a dwellinghouse (use class C3)Not applicable
PF41Prior notification of change of use of a building from retail (class A1 or A2) use or a mixed retail and residential use to a class falling within class C3 (Dwellinghouse)Not applicable
PF42Prior notification of a change of use to a agricultural building to a state funded school or registered nurseryNot applicable
PF44Prior 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
PF45Prior 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
PF46Prior 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
PF47Prior 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
PF48Prior notification for a development consisting of the erection or construction of a collection facility within the curtilage of a shopNot applicable
PF49Prior notification for the temporary use of buildings or land for the purpose of commercial film makingNot applicable
PF50Prior 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 MegawattNot applicable
PF51Prior notification for new dwelling houses on detached blocks of flatsNot applicable

 

Amendments and time limits

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PF33

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

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PF34

Application for non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission

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

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PF39Icon for pdf Application for modification of discharge of S106 [1.1MB]Not applicable

 

Ownership certificates

Miscellaneous

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