Pre-application advice helps to:
We'll discuss your proposal in more depth, including the design and any materials you plan to use, before you submit a full planning application.
There are six types of application you might want advice about:
You'll find the fees for these applications under meetings with planning officers.
We'll aim to validate you're application within two working days and then contact you shortly after. Once we have everything we need from you, the case officer will contact you to arrange any meetings and again with their advice within 20 working days.
Your application will be treated confidentially. However we may have to include it as part of Freedom of Information requests. If this happens we'll contact you beforehand. For more information about Freedom of Information visit our Freedom of Information pages.
All fees include VAT.
|Works to listed buildings||£146|
|Works to protected trees||£44|
|Advice||Hourly Rate||Officer Rate|
|Household with heritage, landscape or trees||£103||£146 each|
|Minor with heritage, landscape or trees||£390|
|Major with heritage, landscape or trees||£390|
|Large scale with heritage, landscape or trees||£390|
|General heritage, landscape or trees||£0|
|Total Cost||(Hourly Rate + Officer Rate) x Length of meeting|
You can apply and pay online, using our online form.
If you've already applied and just need to make payment, use our online form. You can pay by debit or credit card. We accept Visa Debit, Visa and Mastercard.
Your name and contact details
The correct fee
The site address
Information about the site. For example, what you're proposing, how the land will be used, what you plan to build on it etc
A site plan with the site outlined in red
A sketch plan of the existing site including any buildings, trees etc
If you want to meet with officers we'll also need to see scaled plans clearly outlining your proposal. This could also include elevation and floor plans
If you cannot find what you are looking for in our search facility, you can use our A-Z index to find the service you require.