Do I need planning permission?

The Planning Portal provides useful guidance on whether a project needs planning permission. Use the:

If you want us to confirm whether existing or proposed works need planning permission, you can apply for a lawful development certificate.

For some forms of permitted development, you need to apply for prior approval.

Other permissions to consider

You may also need other consents as well as, or instead of, planning permission. This could include:

You can view the full list of permissions on the Planning Portal.

If you need planning permission

We encourage you to get planning pre-application advice from us before you apply.

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