Request pre-application advice

Before requesting pre-application advice, you will need to confirm the correct fee for your type of development - see our fees page.

The fee is payable online when the application is made.

Supporting documents

You will need to submit all supporting documents to These include:

  • Location plan at the relevant scale (usually 1:1250 or 1:2500), with a north point, that clearly outlines the proposal site
  • Drawings of the proposed development, including siting, scale, heights and elevations
  • Photographs (if helpful)
  • If applicable, reports/surveys depending on the development proposed i.e. tree survey, heritage appraisal, ecological assessment, coal mining risk assessment etc.

Once you have completed the form and payment is made, a planning officer will contact you shortly and may request additional information (if necessary).

  • Applicant details
  • Your name
  • Agent details (if applicable)
  • Name

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