Full planning permission application form

Proposal type

This should be used if the application is for works relating to a flat, sub-dividing a house into more than one unit, proposals to build a separate house in a garden, changes to the number of dwellings on the site (flat conversions), changes of use to part or all of the property to non-residential (including business) uses or external alterations that require planning permission, including new shopfronts.

This form should also be used for change of use for  placing tables and chairs on the highway. Planning permission will be required for total or substantial demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area.

Note: The householder form should not be used for any of the above requests.

Making an application

The quickest and easiest way to submit a planning application is online via the Planning Portal.

Apply online

Below are the checklists for the different variations of full planning permission and downloadable forms. If you aren't applying online, you will need to post this application to the address on the form.

Checklist for application for planning permission
Download application form for planning permission

Checklist for application for planning permission and for relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area
Download application form for planning permission and for relevant demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area

Checklist for application for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building
Download application form for planning permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building

Checklist for application for planning permission and consent to display an advertisement(s)
Download application form for planning permission and consent to display an advertisement(s)

Conservation area consent

This is no longer required for demolition of an unlisted building within a conservation area. Despite this change, the level of protection for such buildings remains unaltered.

Planning permission will be required for the total or substantial demolition of an unlisted building in a conservation area.

More information

You can read more information on application forms and how to avoid delays with processing your application here.


Last updated: 10 August 2016
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