Most people's contact with the Planning system will
be when they either make a planning application to extend their own
house, or their neighbour makes an application which may affect
Advice on how to make applications and
what to take into account can be found by following the links to
If you are a neighbour there is a page
which explains how the system operates and how to make comments.
If you are going to build, then you
will also need approval under Building Regulations and you should
follow the link to Building
If you are building near a boundary
you should take advice on the possible effect of the Party Wall Act
on your development.
Commenting on Planning
Party Wall Act
Planning and Building Regulations
applications are subject to charges.
Telephone: (01902) 696000