How to submit your planning application and what it will cost
It is often easier and quicker to apply via the planning portal. It will provide guidance along the way and help you use the correct form.
Some applications are free; these include applications for listed building consent.
Before submitting your planning application, please refer to the following:
- checklist for householder applications
- checklist for non-householder validation requirements
- to find out which documents are required for each application type, please follow our validation requirements guide
If you propose to submit an application involving new homes, we have issued guidance on the need to provide for mitigation in relation to the Thames Basin Heaths special protection area.
All types of application forms can also be downloaded from the planning portal website.