Planning permission and building controls

If you are building or altering commercial premises, or changing the way you use them, you may need planning permission or building consent - or both.

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Online planning application tool

Most planning applications are submitted online. Use the tool on the Planning Portal website to apply to every local authority in England and Wales.

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Planning fees calculator

Visit the Government’s Planning Portal website to calculate the fees for any planning application you’re considering in England.