Planning applications for householders Find out if you need planning permission for changes to your property, get advice before applying and how to apply for planning permission. Planning applications for developers and businesses Policies and guidance to check before applying, pre-application advice and submitting your application. Appeal a planning decision How to appeal a planning decision, deadlines for appealing and find current appeals. Dropped kerbs How to get the kerb lowered outside your residential property. Prior approval Find out when prior approval for permitted development is required. Planning policy and guidance Our current planning policies and guidance. Community Infrastructure Levy for developers Information on CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) including exemptions, planning application process, charges and appeals. Development contributions A guide to the contributions required from new development towards infrastructure, affordable housing and Thames Basin Heaths. Telecommunications masts View a map showing the locations of existing and proposed telecoms masts in Elmbridge. Developer guidance: recycling and waste Information for property developers on storage and collection of householder waste.