Some extensions and alterations to houses can be carried out without requiring planning permission; check permitted development for more information.
Don't forget if you need help with your application we offer a pre-application service.
Before you start work on property or land that you own, it’s your responsibility to seek out the correct approvals, permissions and consents. Please read each of these sections below to get an understanding of what you need to do.
As at July 2014 the Council have not implemented Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). The Council are keeping this under review, and any update will be provided on the Developer's Guide page.
To find out more about what permissions you may or may not need see the planning portal's user guide.
As well as your proposed development being granted planning permission or being covered by permitted development, and/or complying with building regulations, Listed Building Consent or Conservation Area Consent, you may still require additional permissions for your proposals.
The following permissions should also be checked before you start work.
Advice on the above can be found on the planning portal - other permissions. If you have any questions, please contact us.