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Do I need permission?

Advice on whether you need to apply for planning permission.

Planning permission

In this section you will find general advice on planning permission as well as answers to some common questions. In particular it is worth looking at our pre-application advice service, as we positively encourage pre-application discussions with prospective applicants.
Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Please use the this section for answers to...

Most common questions

Most common questions

I’m a householder - do I need planning...

Guide to types of alterations

Guide to types of alterations

Please note the information below is correct unless...

Permitted development rights

Permitted development rights

You can make certain types of minor changes...

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'It can help to get guidance from our pre-application advice service before you apply.'

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