Get involved in planning

Get involved with planning applications and the decision-making process

There are several ways in which our residents and other stakeholders can get involved in the consideration of planning applications. This includes:

Get involved with the plan-preparation process / the new Local Plan  

If you want to be notified of future Local Plan consultation and have the opportunity to make comments and / or submit representations, then please register your details on the Planning Consultation Portal.

The Consultation Portal enables residents, businesses and other interested parties to keep up to date and have their say on planning policy consultations. Once you have registered you will be invited to join open consultations and can submit comments and answer specific questionnaires.

Please be aware that if you choose to make a comment on any consultation, your name, organisation (if relevant) and address may be published on the Consultation Portal and may be viewed by the public. However, signatures, email addresses and telephone numbers will not be displayed.

You can unsubscribe from the database at any time, and if you have any queries or problems please contact us at

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