Coronavirus update - applying for or commenting on permissions

We cannot accept any applications, representations or objections by post until further notice. Please only use the online forms on or contact us by email at We are working hard to provide a normal service and will reply as soon as possible.

Comment on a planning application

You can comment on all planning applications during the consultation period.  For most applications the statutory consultation period is 3 weeks from the date the consultation letters are sent out.

How to comment

To see if an application is open for comment:

  1. Search for the application you wish to comment on.
  2. If comments are available, the ‘add comment’ option will be shown. 
  3. Add your comment and submit your details.

What happens next?

Your comment will be reviewed by a planning officer and will be taken into consideration as part of the overall decision making process.