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Planning Application Forms, fees and Information

All forms for all the various planning applications can be downloaded.

Advance Notice of Planning Fee Increases

Please note that in line with new Regulations (Statutory Instrument no. 1314), all planning fees will be increased by 20% from 17th January 2018.  (Planning fees are set nationally).The Regulations also introduce a new fee of £402 per 0.1 hectare for Permission in Principle applications and charges for applications for planning permission following the removal of permitted development rights through Article 4 directions or by condition.Pl ease also note the Regulations introduce a fee of £96 for prior approval applications to permitted development rights that were introduced in April 2015 and April 2017. These include the rights for the installation of solar PV equipment on non-domestic buildings, the erection of click-and-collect facilities within the land area of a shop, the temporary use of buildings or land for film-making purposes and the provision of temporary school buildings on vacant commercial land for state funded schools.


Did you know that if you submit your planning application via the planning portal you can now pay for it on-line at the same time? There is a fee calculator available on the portal and at the end of the submission process you will be given the option to pay electronically. This will help to speed up the validation of your application. Please note that this only applies to applications submitted using the portal. If you use any other method to send us your application you will still need to send us a cheque.

A form needs to be completed for almost every type of planning application, and can either be submitted electronically through the Planning Portal or downloaded.

Application Fee

You can establish the relevant application fee by using The Planning Portal's on-line Fee Calculator (Planning Portal fee Calculator ) or referring to the schedule of fees below.

pdf icon New fee Schedule January 2018 [101kb]

Information Required With Your Application

Your application cannot be considered if relevant information is not provided. It is therefore very important that you refer to the checklist for each application type. Further details about the information required are available in the document below.

Information Required With Planning Applications: Advice for Applicants and Agents pdf icon Information Required [299kb]

Sustainable Energy Protocol  pdf icon Sustainable Energy Protocol [115kb]