How to make, search and track planning applications, plus advice, guidance and more.
This section will help you find out what permissions and approvals you need to apply for.
You can apply online for planning approval from the Planning Portal.
You can get up-to-date information on planning applications and see how your application is progressing.
Pre-application service, preparing applications and more.
Forms for customers who know what form they need and cannot apply online.
How to comment on a planning application.
Advice notes and useful links, plus guidance on the planning process and national and local policies.
The city has 35 conservation areas covering about 9% of the city area and protecting 19,000 properties.
Planning enforcement deal with cases where development has been carried out without permissions.