How to apply for pre-application advice

For pre-application advice you’ll need to provide:

  • a site location plan with the site layout outlined in red and other land in your ownership outlined in blue, at a scale of 1:1250 or 1:2500
  • a full description of the nature of the development, including its scale and the proposed uses
  • the appropriate fee

For a more informed response, you can also provide:

  • a block plan showing the proposed layout of the site at 1:200 or 1:500
  • a sketch showing scaled floorplans and elevations
  • any other helpful information such as a draft design and access statement, photographs

Apply for pre-application advice

You can request and pay for pre-application advice using our online form. 

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Apply for pre-application advice

You can also apply by email or post by downloading a paper form.

After you apply

Our planning officers will contact you within 10 days of you making payment.