Pre-application advice

Book a planning appointment

Please use this form if you want to book time with a planner, to get advice on:

  • Householder applications
  • Advertisements
  • Shopfronts
  • Certificate of lawfulness
  • Approval of details
  • Simple change of use
  • Simple extensions and alterations.

It costs £186 (£155 plus VAT) for a 30 minute appointment.

If you want a written summary of the advice you get, it will be an extra £60 (£50 plus VAT).

Before you start

Do not complete this form if:

You will need

  • Proposal address 
  • Description of proposal
  • Photos
  • Existing and proposed plans or sketches
  • Credit or debit card. 

Uploading supporting documents

We may ask you to upload some documents. For example; site plans, drawings and photographs. 

  • Accepted file types: Word (docx), Acrobat (pdf)
  • We also accept photos taken on phones and tablets and the following image file types - jpeg, gif, png  
  • Zip files can't be uploaded 
  • There is a maximum individual file size per document of 50MB. 

What happens next

The planner will call you at the time and date you choose. If you paid for written advice, you will get this within 10 working days of the planning appointment. 

This form should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. 

Book a planning appointment