The Planning Portal is the UK Government's online planning and building regulations resource for England and Wales.
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The first step will be to register and log-in.
Continue an existing application...
Our video guides take you through each step of the application process or you can download our guidance note.
When submitting paper forms you must ensure you complete the correct form, otherwise your application will be invalid.
Find more information on choosing your application.
Please Note: Applications for 'Extending the time limits of existing planning permissions' and 'Non-material amendments' cannot be made online. Download paper forms here.
Your local planning authority may request further supporting documents which can also be uploaded to the online application system.
You can use our fee calculator tool to find out how much your application will cost. It is a step in the online application process but you can also use it as a stand alone tool.
If you are unsure about the appropriate fee for your application, you are strongly advised to contact your local planning authority in advance of submitting your application, as an incorrect fee will delay the processing of your application.
Important note about Agricultural Holdings Certificate
If you currently have an application in draft please read this important information about a change that took place on 6 June 2013.