Common Planning application forms

Extension of certain planning permissions

The Business and Planning Act 2020 temporarily modifies the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 to enable certain planning permissions and listed building consents in England which have lapsed or are due to lapse during 2020 to be extended.

For detail on the changes visit GOV.UK: Extension of certain planning permission guidance.

You can apply for this by emailing details of your application to Please identify in the subject line of the email that it is a 'Additional Environmental Approval application'.

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

If you prefer to apply in hard copy, the forms can be printed from Paper forms.

When making an application, always refer to the Planning Portal Fee List.

Links to the most popular forms and guidance notes are available below for printing. 

Common application types - forms and guidance notes
Type of applicationFormGuidance note
HouseholderHouseholder formHouseholder guidance notes
Full Planning (FA)Full planning formFull Planning guidance notes
Certificate of Lawfulness -Proposed (SA)Certificate of Lawfulness - Proposed formCertificate of Lawfulness - Proposed guidance notes
Certificate of Lawfulness - Existing (EU)Certificate of Lawfulness - Existing formCertificate of Lawfulness - Existing guidance notes
Listed Building Consent (HB)Listed Building Consent formListed Building Consent guidance notes
Advertisement Consent (AV)Advertisement Consent formAdvertisement Consent guidance note
Removal or Variation of Condition (VRC)Removal or Variation of Condition formRemoval or Variation of Condition guidance notes
Non Material Amendment (NMA)Non Material Amendment formNon Material Amendment guidance notes
Works to Trees (TP or KA)Works to Trees formWorks to Trees guidance notes
Larger Home Extensions (PNE)Larger Home Extensions FormLarger Home Extensions guidance notes
Approval of details reserved by condition (CONDA)Approval of details reserved by condition formCONDA Guidance


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:

Joint application forms for Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent
Type of applicationFormGuidance note
Householder and Listed Building Consent (HB)Householder and Listed Building Consent formHouseholder and Listed Building Consent guidance notes
Full Planning and Listed Building Consent (HB)Full Planning and Listed Building Consent formFull Planning and Listed Building Consent guidance notes