Apply for planning permission
If you are new to the planning process you should first establish if you need planning permission.
We can provide you with advice before you submit a planning application.
If you don't need planning permission you may still need building regulation consent.
Fees for applications
What to submit with your application
All planning applications must be submitted with the correct documents.
- Documents that are required for applications in England (These are minimum mandatory requirements)
- Documents that we recommend for Harborough
- When applying online you will be asked to attach your supporting documents. If this is not possible these can be provided afterwards by post or at our customer services
- Please note that documents submitted via dropbox will not be accepted.
- Please be aware that we cannot accept any documents that are more than 10mb file size.
Check list for applications
For most planning applications the following documents must be submitted:
The original and 3 copies of a completed and dated application form
The original and 3 copies of a plan which identifies the land to which the application relates drawn to an identified scale and showing the direction of north
The original and 3 copies of other plans and drawings or information necessary to describe the subject of the application
The original and 3 copies of a design and access statement if proposed works fall within a conservation area or World Heritage Site, or relate to a Listed Building
The correct fee
The original and 3 copies of the completed, dated Ownership Certificate (A, B, C or D - as applicable)
The original and 3 copies of the completed, dated Article 7 Certificate (Agricultural Holdings)
Submitted applications – what happens next
Independent planning advice
Planning Aid provides free and impartial advice on planning issues.