You can use the Planning Portal to find contact details for your local planning authority and links to local information.
Government reforms to the planning system in the Localism Act include important changes that give local people the chance to influence the future of the places where they live and the development that happens there. See the panel on ‘Neighbourhood Planning’ on the right for more information.
Under the Localism Act, neighbourhood planning allows people to come together and say where they think new houses, businesses and shops should go - and what they should look like.
Planning is about how we plan for, and make decisions about, the future of our cities, towns and countryside. You can use the Portal to find out how development is being managed in your area.
Advice on the best ways to find out about planning applications made in your area.
The online appeals service provided by the Planning Inspectorate will allow you to search for appeals in your area