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Planning application forms, checklists, help and guidance

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The different types of planning applications& are listed in the table below with links to forms, help notes, and guidance. Your completed application form must be accompanied by the relevant checklist.​

​​Most planning applications have a validation checklist which outlines the type of information which you may need to submit with your application.​ Your completed application form must be accompanied by the relevant checklist. Any application which does not provide all the required informati​on may not be validated. More information can be found in the validation of planning applications (600kb pdf)

Please note: New residential developments of up to and including 99 bedrooms now have to contribute to the provision or improvement of open space within the locality. You can get more​ details and the charges from the adopted SPD, ‘Provision of Recreational Open Space in New Housing’.

Application forms, checklist, help and guidance

Fees for Planning Applications in England (76kb pdf)

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Application formValidation checklistHelp Guidance
Full planning permission application Full planning permission checklist (121kb pdf)
F​ull planning permission help Full planning permission guidance (22kb pdf)​
Advertisement  consent application Advertisement consent checklist (61kb pdf)
Advertisement​ consent help

Advertisement consent guidance (29kb pdf)

Householder application​ (375kb pdf)​ Householder checklist (82kb pdf)
Householder help (61kb pdf) Householder guidance (36kb pdf)
Certificate of lawfulness -existing use or operation application (265kb pdf) Certificates​ of lawfulness checklist (62kb pdf)
Certificate of lawfulness - existing use or operation help (36kb pdf) Certificates of lawfulness guidance​ (33kb pdf)
Certificate of lawfulness -proposed use or development application (251kb pdf)As above
As aboveAs above
Outline planning permission (all matters reserved) application (596kb pdf) Outline planning permission (all matters reserved) checklist​ (122kb pdf)
​​Outline planning permission (all matters reserved) help (65kb pdf) Outline planning permission (all matters reserved) guidance (20kb pdf)
Outline planning permission (some matters reserved) application​ (674kb pdf) Outline planning permission (some matters reserved) checklist (124kb pdf)Outline planning permission (some matters reserved) help (99kb pdf)As above
Approval of reserved matters following outline approval application​ (334kb pdf)NoneApproval of reserved matters following outline approval help (36kb pdf)  Approval of reserved matters following outline approval guidance (23kb pdf)
Approval of details reserved by condition application (248 ​​kb pdf)NoneApproval of details reserved by condition help (18kb pdf) Approval of details reserved by condition guidance (11kb pdf)
Remove/vary a condition application (253kb pdf)None​Remove/vary a condition help (19kb pdf) Remove/vary a condition guidance (19kb pdf)
Minor material amendment application (340kb pdf)NoneNoneNone
Non-material amendm​​​ent application None​
None Non-material amendment guidance (11kb)​​
Works to trees application (340kb pdf) Works to trees checklist (56kb pdf)Works to trees help (104kb pdf) Works to trees guidance (25kb pdf)
Demolition planning permission in a conservation area application (342kb pdf)NoneDemolition planning permission in a conservation area help (43kb pdf) Demolition planning permission in a conservation area guidance (25kb pdf)
Demolition prior notification application (327kb pdf)
NoneDemolition prior notification help (20kb pdf)
Demolition prior notification guidance (21kb pdf)
High hedges application ​(307kb pdf)
NoneHigh hedges help (23kb pdf)
High hedges - Removal notice (24kb pdf)
Listed building consent application (401kb pdf) Listed building consent checklist (80kb pdf)
Listed building consent help (​49kb pdf) Listed building consent guidance (37kb pdf)
Prior notification of agriculture/forestry  - proposed building application (245kb pdf) Prior notification of agriculture or forestry applications) checklist​ (57kb pdf)
Prior notification of agriculture/forestry - proposed building help (20kb pdf) Prior notification of agriculture/forestry guidance (30kb pdf)
Prior notification of agriculture/forestry - proposed road application ​(247kb pdf)As abovePrior notification of agriculture/forestry  - proposed road help (19kb pdf) As above
Prior notification  - telecommunications application (247kb pdf) ​Prior notification - telecommunicat​ions checklist​ (64kb pdf)
Prior notification  - telecommunications help (24kb pdf) Prior notification - telecommunications guidance (22kb pdf)
Waste management facilities application (290kb pdf)
NoneNone Waste management facilities guidance (20kb pdf)
Application for stopping up or diversion of footpath or bridleway (132kb pdf)
None​NoneStopping up or diversion of footpath or bridleway guidance (131kb pdf)

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