Search and comment on current planning applications using the planning application database.
We maintain statutory records of planning applications and decisions, some which date back 50 years.
Details of planning applications dating from 1990 (older in some cases) can be accessed above. Supporting documents are available online for planning applications decided after May 2000.
We don't maintain a record of existing or lawful uses. To search for this information, please:
Read more information about changes of use.
Most of our physical records are stored offsite so we are unable to provide a walk-in service. To view historical applications, email firstname.lastname@example.org saying which applications or property you require and providing as much information as possible.
|Decision notices: copies can be provided by email||2 to 3 weeks||£16.50 each|
|Case files: access to view at City Hall||2 to 3 weeks||Copying charges may apply|
|Research: detailed investigation of records/high volumes||On request||£74 per hour|
Upon completion of your request we will confirm the amount due, supply you with a unique reference number and provide information needed to make a payment online.
Contact email@example.com to view structural plans or for copies of building regulations consents or completion certificates.
View the council’s current schedule of delegation (PDF, 153KB) which authorises officers to make decisions on planning applications.
Planning Aid England (PAE) provides free, independent and professional advice on town and country planning issues to community groups and individuals. They believe everyone should have the opportunity to get involved planning their local area, and provide people with the knowledge and tools to do this.