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Planning forms to print

Don't forget you can make a planning application online

These forms are not interactive and you will need to print them out in order to fill them in. They can then be posted to us together with required drawings and appropriate documents.

Fees: Most applications will require a fee. You can find out how calculate the fee for your application.

All the forms below are in Adobe PDF format and will require Adobe Reader (downloadable from the Adobe website) - deselect the free McAfee Security Scan Plus utility before downloading.

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Householder applications

These forms should be used for works to a domestic dwelling house, including, extensions, loft conversions, conservatories, dormer windows, new or altered access, garages and outbuildings, garden fences or walls and satellite dishes.

Householder application forms 
FormGuidance 
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling - 01 Guidance 01
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and conservation area consent - 02 Guidance 02
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and listed building consent - 03 Guidance 03
Householder application for notification of a Proposed Larger Home Extension Guidance note for notification of a proposed larger home extension

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Full planning applications

These forms are to be used for non-householder applications (where you do not wish to make an Outline Planning Application). They are to be used for the change of use, building works, engineering works, erection of or extension to a Commercial Development or Places of Public Assembly i.e. Industrial, office, warehousing, storage, shopping, restaurant, hotel, commercial buildings, rest and nursing homes.

Full planning application forms
FormGuidance
Application for Full planning permission - 04 Guidance 04
Application for planning permission and conservation area consent for demolition in a conservation area - 07 Guidance 07
Application for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building - 08 Guidance 08
Application for planning permission and consent to display advertisements - 09 Guidance 09

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Listed building or conservation area consents

Listed Building Consent: These forms are required for all works affecting buildings that are listed as being of special architectural or historical interest, or works which affect their setting.

Conservation Area Consent:  These forms are required for demolition or partial demolition of buildings, outbuildings, walls, gates or fences in a Conservation Area (this type of consent is only required for demolition of buildings or walls in a Conservation Area).

Listed building or conservation area consent forms 
FormGuidance
Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building - 11 Guidance 11
Application for conservation area consent for demolition in a conservation area - 10  Guidance 10

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Advertisement consent

This form is used to erect or display of a sign, fascia sign, notice or advertisement.  Where advertisements are to be displayed on a listed building you will also need to apply for Listed Building Consent.

Advertising consent form
FormGuidance 
Application for planning permission and consent to display advertisement(s) - 12 Guidance 12

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Non Material Amendments following grant of planning permission

This form is used to make small changes to your existing planning permission.

Non material amendments form
FormGuidance 
Application for non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission - 34 Guidance 34

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Tree works

This form is used to carry out any work on trees protected by a Tree Preservation Order or in a Conservation Area.

Tree works application form
FormGuidance 
Application for tree works: Works to trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TP) and/or Notification of proposed works to a tree in conservation area - 31 Guidance 31

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Lawful Development Certificates

These forms are used to apply for a Lawful Development Certificate which is a statutory document that confirms that development, use, operation or activity, is lawful and does not require planning permission.

To find out more about Lawful Development Certificates and when you might need to apply for one please see: Lawful Development Certificates on the Planning Portal website

Lawful Development Certificate application forms
FormGuidance 
Application for a lawful development certificate for an existing use or development including those in breach of a planning condition - 14 Guidance 14
Application for a lawful development certificate for a proposed use or development - 15 Guidance 15

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Reserved matters and removal or variation of conditions

These forms are used for applications for reserved matters following outline approval and removal or variation of a condition.

Reserved matters and removal or variation of conditions forms
FormGuidance
Application for approval of reserved matters following outline approval ie access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale - 23 Guidance 23
Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission - 25 Guidance 25
Application to apply for approval of details reserved by condition - 27 Guidance 27

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Agricultural or Forestry notifications

These forms are used to make an application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry developments.

Agricultural or Forestry notification forms
FormGuidance
Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development proposed building - 16 Guidance 16
Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development proposed road - 17 Guidance 17
Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development excavation/waste material - 18 Guidance 18
Application for prior notification of agricultural or forestry development proposed fish tank (cage) - 19 Guidance 19

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Hedgerow removal

This form is used to make an application for Hedgerow removal.

Hedgerow removal application form
FormGuidance
Application for Hedgerow Removal Notice - 21 Guidance 21

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Outline planning permission

These forms are used for applications to establish the principal of a new build proposal.

Not to be used for householder extensions.

Outline planning permission application forms
FormGuidance
Application for outline planning permission with some matters reserved - 05 Guidance 05
Application for outline planning permission with all matters reserved - 06 Guidance 06

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Miscellaneous applications

Miscellaneous application forms
FormGuidance
Application form for prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by telecommunications code systems operators - 20 Guidance 20
Application for prior notification of proposed demolition - 22
From 31st March 2011 prior approval is required for all demolitions not covered under another application.
Guidance 22

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Ownership forms and certificates

Notice under Article 11 (Householder development only)

To be served on an owner of the application site (other than the applicant) when completing ownership certificate B or C

Notice under Article 11 (Notice No 1)

To be served on an owner of the application site (other than the applicant) when completing ownership certificate B or C

Notice under Article 11 (Notice No 2)

To be served on other owners and also published in the local newspaper when completing ownership certificate C or D

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Application forms not available through the Planning Portal online system

Please note that the following application forms are currently not available on the Planning Portal online system:

  • Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building.
  • Planning application for development relating to the onshore extraction of oil and gas
  • Extending the time limits of existing planning permissions
  • Prior Approval of a Proposed Larger Home Extension
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of a building from Office (Use Class B1) Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwelling houses)
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwelling house (Use Class C3), and for Associated Operational Development
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of a building from a Retail (Use Class A1 or A2) Use or a Mixed Retail and Residential Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwelling house), and for Associated Operational Development
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use to State-Funded School or Registered Nursery
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a State-Funded School or Registered Nursery
  • Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a flexible use within Shops, Financial and Professional services, Restaurants and Cafes, Business, Storage or Distribution, Hotels, or Assembly or Leisure

You can download the relevant forms and associated documents (listed above) from the Planning Portal website (paper forms page).

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