What we do
We make decisions about planning applications in two ways:
Some minor works to commercial properties are classed as permitted development which allows business owners to extend their property without...
In order to build a new building or make changes to an existing one, you may need to request planning permission.
Biodiversity offsets are conservation activities designed to deliver biodiversity benefits, in compensation for losses, in a measurable way.
Find out about planning applications, how to comment on a planning application, building control, the local plan, design and conservation and urban design.
You can view details of applications being considered by the council on our planning website.
The list of Building Regulation applications decision notices issued is updated on a weekly basis.
The Council has signed up to a Government backed initiative, this being the Planning Quality Framework. This framework requires the Local Planning Authority to make a commitment to ensure we are delivering a quality, value for money service and ensuring that we are delivering what our customers want. The Council will contact our Planning customers asking your opinion about our service. Within the survey you will have the option to opt out of that survey and any future surveys.
The council provides a planning application site history service.