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Planning and building standards

Planning applications

Search current planning applications and decisions.

Find out what building work needs planning permission.

Apply online for planning permission.

Find out how to comment on planning applications.

If you're unhappy with a planning decision, you have the right to appeal or ask for a local review.

Find out about planning laws to help protect our trees and woodland.

Find out how to make a high hedge application if it's blocking light to your house or garden.

You must carry out a public consultation before you submit a planning application for national or major developments.

Report online building work that's taken place without permission.

View our service standards and performance information.

Find paper copies of forms and documents not available online.

This is a process to find out the likely environmental impact of a proposed development.


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