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Planning, building and environmental regulations

Search for and comment on applications, make a planning application and see all the planning policies.

Planning applications

Information about making an application, the consultation process and how to appeal a decision.

Building control

Make a building control application and find out more about building regulations.

Find, appeal or comment on a planning application

We welcome your comments on applications for planning permission.

City Plan, neighbourhood planning and planning policy

Find out how to set up a neighbourhood area and forum and see neighbourhood planning updates.

Planning enforcement

Information on planning enforcement, reporting a breach of planning control and short-term letting.

Environment, conservation and pollution

Learn about the council's environmental policies and our Greener City Action Plan.

Waste storage planning advice

Our guidance on waste management equipment for inclusion in planning applications.

Code of Construction Practice

Our new Code of Construction Practice (CoCP) has now been adopted.

Planning obligations (Section 106)

Read what legal requirements we follow to allow planning permission to be granted for development proposals.

Planning privacy notice

Find out more about the types of information collected by our planning services, how it is stored, displayed, used and retained.

Coronavirus advice - planning and building control

See how our planning and building control services are still operating but with some temporary measures are in place.

Request archived planning records

Please complete the short form to request a search of our historic property records.

Holocaust Memorial inquiry information

The inspector's report will now be drafted and is to be submitted to the Secretary of State on or before 30 April 2021.