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Common Application Forms

The best way to make an application is electronically via the Planning Portal or by email to

If you prefer to apply in hard copy, the most popular planning application forms and guidance notes are available below for printing. You need to send us two copies of all documents.

When making an application, always refer to our pdf icon Local Checklist [73kb] and the Planning Portal Fee List.

Type of application  
HouseholderFormGuidance notes
Full PlanningFormGuidance notes
Certificate of Lawfulness -Proposed (CLOPED)FormGuidance notes
Certificate of Lawfulness - Existing (CLUED)FormGuidance notes
Listed Building Consent (LBC)FormGuidance notes
Advertisement Consent (ADV)FormGuidance notes
Removal or Variation of Condition (VC or RC)FormGuidance notes
Non Material Amendment (NMA)FormGuidance notes
Works to Trees (TPO or CAN)FormGuidance notes
Larger Home Extensions (GPDE)Larger Home Extensions FormLarger Home Extensions Guidance Notes


Joint forms

If you wish to work on a Listed Building there are joint forms available. If you use the joint form, you do not need to submit any of the documents twice:

Householder and Listed Building Consent (LBC)FormGuidance notes
Full Planning and Listed Building Consent (LBC)FormGuidance notes


All remaining forms (including other joint forms) can be found on the Planning Portal.