Latest service updates

  • 22.07.2021
  • New fees for prior approval applications - The government have recently announced that they've amended the planning fees regulations…
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  • 20.07.2021
  • Validation of New Planning Applications July 2021 - We are still getting a high level of new planning applications being submitted through the Planning Portal…
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  • 25.06.2021
  • Validation of New Planning Applications June 2021 - We are continuing to experience a sustained high level of new planning applications being submitted through the Planning Portal…
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  • 10.06.2021
  • Pre-application advice and planning performance agreements during the COVID-19 pandemic - During the first 5 months of 2021 , we received a high number of householder and minor planning applications. Because of this and staff sickness, we’re not providing pre-application advice for the some types of projects at the moment, although advice on major applications and listed buildings will continue to be available.
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  • 02.06.2021
  • Validation of New Planning Applications - We are continuing to experience a sustained high level of new planning applications being submitted through the Planning Portal.
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  • 09.04.2021
  • Validation of New Planning Applications - We are currently experiencing an exceptionally high level of new planning applications being submitted through the Planning Portal. It is currently taking up to 10 working days to validate new applications.
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  • 06.01.2021
  • Planning and Building Control service delivery during lockdown - The service continues to process planning and building control applications and enforcement requests…
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  • 25.08.2020
  • COVID-19: Extension of certain Planning Permissions - Existing planning permissions (including outline permission) and listed building consents that had a time limit for implementation between 23 March 2020 and 31 December 2020 have now been automatically extended until 1 May 2021.
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  • 01.06.2020
  • Extension of construction site working hours - Find guidance from the government on planning and construction working hours.
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