Development enquiry service (pre-application advice)

We can give you pre-application advice and information before you make a planning application.

Our service will help you:

  • understand how our policies will be applied to your proposal
  • identify potential problems and sort them out before you make an application
  • prevent costly and time consuming amendments to schemes later

How to apply

To apply for the development enquiry service, please complete the online form below.

Make an online pre-application


There's normally a charge for our development enquiry service although some services are free. Fees vary depending on the size of your development, see the document below for a full list of our planning fees and charges:

 Strategic Planning and Infrastructure - Fees Policy 2018 [PDF, 243KB]

Email or call 01752 304366 for more information and to book an appointment.