Householder applications and proposals

General guidance

Planning Portal's Guidance on common projects.

See also the mini-guides on

The portal has an interactive house/terrace for householders, including renewable energy, windows and many other common developments. It also has a volume calculator for calculating the volume of a number of different kinds of buildings or extensions.

Brighton & Hove City Plan Part One  (adopted March 2016)

Brighton & Hove Local Plan Policies

These policies were retained on adoption of the Brighton & Hove City Plan Part One (March 2016)


  • SPD03 Construction and demolition waste [PDF 1023kb]
  • SPD06 Trees and development sites [PDF 836kb]
  • SPD12 Design Guide for Extensions and Alterations