You will need to get planning permission for most building works or changes of use of land or buildings.
Monitor the progress of applications, view decisions, view documents and directly comment on specific applications.
Find out about the plans behind planning decisions, view and comment on planning policy documents.
Find out how to draw up neighbourhood plans or development orders for your local area.
Delivering policy documents by building new houses, schools or offices, making transport improvements or improving access to, and protection of, green spaces.
Find out more about our approach to planning obligations and our plans for introducing a new community infrastructure levy in Plymouth.
Planning consists of a number of formal processes that are used at different stages when making a decision.
Nature and coastal conservation information
Building regulation information and advice
Design and historic environment
- The Plymouth Plan check-up is available for public comment until 5pm on 4 March 2015. Now is your chance to view the document and see whether your comments have been included and to ensure we are heading in the right direction.
- Planning Committee – view the current agenda for Planning Committee.
- Local validation list – view the adopted Local validation list.
To be one of the top performing unitary local planning authorities in England, by providing efficient services that focus on quality, innovation and the needs of our customers.
Our Plymouth Planning Pledge
Our pledge sees the specific commitments to you, our customers, on quality, speed, dependability, flexibility and cost which can be found in our Business Plan.