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Pre-application advice

Before applying for permission we ask that you read our planning guidance

Advice is generally given on larger, more complex, unusual or contentious cases. For these cases, download and complete a pre-application enquiry request form below and email or post this to the address below. Please enclose information such as the address, contact details, description of the proposal and any other relevant material such as plans or photographs.

Download a pre-applicaton enquiry request form (ODT, 41KB)

Please note, we do not usually give pre-application advice on

  • householder development
  • changes to windows
  • straightforward changes of use
  • driveways  
  • adverts.

Download the planning quick guides (PDFs)

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