Pre-application planning advice and charges

About pre-application planning advice and charges

If you'd like some advice or help with a planning application, you can contact us before you apply.

By contacting us, you'll receive a faster response and be in with a better chance of submitting a valid application that meets all policies and requirements.

We charge for most types of our pre-application advice but the Planning Portal have free planning application guidance which you may find useful.

Free planning application guidance on the Planning Portal