How do I view planning applications?

All planning applications made to the Council from 1974 onwards are viewable using our Planning and Building Online Register:

How to retrieve planning application records

Using the simple search box:

Planning Register - Search Applications

You can retrieve applications using:

  • reference number e.g. 15/00001/FUL
  • Post code, or
  • the first line of the address

If more than one result is returned these will be listed as follows:

Planning Register - Search results

Click on the green description text to open the record you wish to view.

How to view associated documents

Every application record will have documents associated with it, these might be:

  • the application form
  • relevant plans and drawings
  • the decision notice (where application has been determined)

To view these first ensure you have retrieved the relevant application record.

Planning Register - View Associated Documents

  • Click on the "Documents" tab
  • Click on "View Associated Documents".

This will open up a new window displaying all documents associated with this application.

Planning Register - Document List

To open each document click the blue underlined reference number in the row for that document. All documents are published in PDF format which should open in most modern web browsers. If you are unable to view documents we recommend you try opening them in either Adobe Acrobat Reader or Foxit Reader.

If you are still having difficulties please contact us:


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