Farmhouse window and shutters copyright Michael Turner

Planning guides

All our application forms have links to guidance notes to help you with your application. For application forms, check out How to apply.

Top tip: if you are applying by post, please send three copies of all forms, plans and supporting information.

Application guides

Our guidance notes form part of our validation checklists. They provide further details about what information we require with an application.

Practice guides

These explain how we use our planning policies in particular circumstances:

Top tip: to find out more about our policies, check out our planning policies.