The Planning Process - A Step by Step Guide
There are many steps that a planning application will undergo. These are set out step-by-step below.
There is a wealth of information and advice on the Planning Portal, which is a central government website.
Before making an application please refer to our Planning Advice which gives advice on what works may or may not need planning permission and how to find out the constraints and policies which may apply to your site.
Click on each section below to find out more about the steps involved in the planning process.