Important Update: First Stop Duty Service will only be available Monday's, Tuesday's and Friday's for the duration of August 2018.
Pre-application advice can also help speed up the planning application process as any potential problems can be highlighted before you submit an application.
The advice cannot guarantee that an application for planning permission when submitted will be accepted as valid and the advice provided is an officers opinion only and is on the basis of the information provided and the information available to the Council at this time and does not prejudice the determination of any future application by the Council. The guidance does not override any restrictive covenants that may be attached to the land, you may wish to refer to your deeds for this information.
The pre-application advice service is only available for the developments listed in the table below.
|5 or more dwellings
|500sqm or more of new floor space
|All mineral or waste applications (other than for minor operational developments such as small ancillary buildings)
|Significant Major Development
How to apply for Pre-application Advice
To find out how to apply and what information is needed to apply for pre-application advice please click on the below link.
Employment, Training and Local Suppliers
Walsall Council’s Corporate Plan sets out the key priority as ‘Supporting Business to Thrive and Supporting Local People into Work’. Our Strategic Regeneration team achieve this through encouraging employment and training for local residents and by promoting our local supply chain through all public and private investment in Walsall and the wider area. The team can help to identify suitable local candidates for your project or development, offer free training as well as recommending local consultants, suppliers or contractors to an agreed specification in order to promote local jobs, reduce carbon emissions and congestion, and support corporate social responsibility. The attached flyer sets out the additional support that is available to you.
Walsall Works Team
Please do not contact Walsall Works Team for planning pre-application advice, please refer to the webpage Find out more on how to apply for pre-application advice.