Search and comment on planning applications

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Weekly list

Check to see the most recent planning applications we've received

Who needs permission?

Find out if you need planning permission for your proposed works

Pre-application advice

Our pre-application advice can save time, cost and frustration

Apply for permission

Get help and guidance and then apply online


Find out about the appeal process

Reporting alleged breaches

How to report unauthorised development


You may need to apply to display an advertisement on the front of, or outside, your property


Preserving and enhancing the historic environment including conservation areas and listed buildings

Decision Register Archive

View the weekly Register of Decisions issued by year

Demolishing a building

In most cases you will not need to apply for planning permission to knock down a building

Design Review Panel for Devon

The Design Review Panel for Devon provides an opportunity for developers and local authorities alike to have access to some of the best built environment practitioners in the region

Devon County Council - planning

Devon County Council is the Minerals and Waste Planning Authority for most of Devon. We have responsibility for determining planning applications relating to minerals and waste development and applications for our own use.

Devon County Council - Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

For advice in relation to the surface water drainage management requirements for new major developments in Devon

Discharge of conditions on planning approvals

Commencement of development, prior to the discharge of relevant conditions will render the development unlawful and could lead to formal enforcement action by the Council

Footpath diversion orders

How to apply to divert, extinguish and stop up footpaths and bridleways to allow development to proceed

Mobile Operators Network

Annual network update plans of all mobile operators

Planning Charter

View the Planning Service Charter

Performance standards

Recent quarterly performance standards

Section 106 Agreements

Planning obligations, also known as Section 106 Agreements are legal agreements made between local authorities and developers

Trees and hedgerows

Details regarding Tree Preservation Orders and the removal of hedgerows

Planning Committee dates and agendas

Find out what's coming up at the next Planning Committee meeting

Planning Handbook 2016

Planning Handbook 2016 for guidance on Planning and economic development