The quickest and easiest way to make your planning application is online using the Planning Portal which has guidance on:

Benefits of applying online

  • Easy registration
  • Complete your application, upload supporting documents and pay fees online
  • Immediate delivery and acknowledgement
  • Saves on postage and printing costs
  • Online help function when completing application forms
  • Online record of your completed application

Please make sure you've checked the national and local level requirements before submitting your application. If you don't send all the information we need, we won't be able to process your application.

Other ways to apply

We recommend that you apply online, but you can also use the Planning Portal's Paper Form Chooser to download forms as PDF documents.

Alternatively, these forms are available on our Download a planning application form page.

Planning fees

Please see Planning fees schedule.

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