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To view an application, you do not need to log in.

To search applications, select ‘search planning applications’ from the home screen. Or select search from the right side menu.

The best way to search for an application is with the 6 digit reference.

If you do not have the reference you can use the other search boxes and search via

  • Applicant name
  • Street name 
  • Site description which allows you to search using the description. You may find using the wildcard % assist your search, eg %1%High%Street

Select search and the results of your search will appear at the bottom of the page.

To view the planning application in more detail, select view.

Once you have selected view the planning application you wish to view will appear in a new tab on your browser or mobile device.

If you’re having trouble using the portal, we recommend trying a different browser.

Documents for older applications may not be available online and will need to be requested from Planning.

For any questions about historic applications and documents please complete our online form.

Once you have found the planning application you can also make a comment via the portal.

To check if a property was given, or denied planning permission, you'll need to check our online planning register.

This contains records of planning applications and decisions attached to a property. It also contains drawings and documents, which you can download where available.

If these are not available on our portal please fill in our online form.

The original planning permission might have a list of conditions requiring the applicant to submit additional information.

If you want to see if these conditions have been discharged (this means if they were 'signed-off' by us), please check the planning register

If these are not available on our portal please fill in our online form.

Please note, if you need historic records relating to Council Tax and Business Rates, these can be found on the Valuation Office Agency website.