Before contacting us please check if the information is available online. The council will not respond where information is already available. Details of what is available online are below.
You can check the planning history of a site or the status of a current application using our Public Access system. Public Access allows you to search by reference number, address or by a map.
Once an application has been selected you can view documents including reports and decision notices associated with that application by selecting the 'Documents' tab, then 'View associated documents'.
You can view all available planning decision notices.
Information relating to protected trees and conservation area boundaries is available on our interactive map.
Advice on whether planning permission is required for the most common projects can be viewed on our do I need planning permission page.
If you want specific planning advice on the acceptability of a proposed development or change of use we do offer pre-application advice, but there is a fee for this service. Further information can be found on our pre-application planning advice page.
If you cannot find the answer above please use our contact form below.