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Apply for planning permission

There are some things you need to prepare before you apply.


You can apply for most forms of planning permission online at the Planning Portal.


Not all application types can be completed online, but the correct forms can be downloaded at the Planning Portal.

New charge applied on 1st January 2021 - Postal planning application scanning charge

You will be required to pay an additional fee if you choose to submit a planning application by post, scanning charges are explained below.


Charge Code

Type of development 

Fee including VAT


Householder postal application scanning charge



Minor developments postal application scanning charge

- Dwellings 1-9

- Floorspace less than 1000 square metres

- Other non housholder or major developments



Major developments postal application scanning charge

- Dwellings 10 or more

- Floorspace 1000 square metres or more