Apply for homeowner planning permission

Not all work requires planning permission.

The owner of the property or land is responsible for complying with the relevant planning rules.

Before you apply

Before you apply, you should:

How to apply

You need to apply for planning permission through the Planning Portal.

You can see what supporting information you'll need to apply in our Local List.

Apply for planning permission on the Planning Portal

Proof permission is not needed

We can give you a Lawful Development Certificate as evidence that you don't need planning permission for your proposed work.

The certificate is a legally binding document that protects all parties and can be relied upon when conducting property searches.