Pre-application enquiry form - minor application

Use this form to request pre-application advice when you know planning permission will be required and you want an informal pre-application assessment of the acceptability of the scheme.

The quality of information that is submitted will directly influence the quality of the advice returned. It is advisable, therefore, to include as much information as possible and to support this, where appropriate, with relevant plans and documentation.

If your enquiry relates to highway development management, please contact the Highway Development Management Team Leader on 01482 393760 or by email at prior to submitting this form to establish the lowest fee.

This form consists of 5 pages and will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Fields marked with a * are mandatory and require completion.

There is an opportunity within the form to attach any plans and additional information that you feel may be necessary.

Please note, there is a variable fee (including VAT) attached to this form based on the selection made under the proposal category section of the form.

Payment can be made on completion of this form via our secure payment portal and your application will be processed following completion of payment. Alternatively you can select payment to be made by a third party (giving you an option to forward a payment link to a third party in an email that will be sent to you) or provide a cheque payment following submission. Please note, however, until payment is made your application will not be processed.


Before you start

Please ensure you have:

  • an accurate site location plan, if you wish to upload documents with this form
  • a valid email address to receive confirmation of payment
  • your debit or credit card details if you are paying immediately via the secure payment portal

    Please note: If you are submitting this request on behalf of a parish or community council or on behalf of a non-profit making sports club, you may be entitled to reductions in payment. Please check the reductions in payment criteria before submitting this request. If you are entitled to a reduction in payment, you are advised to contact the Planning Office on 01482 393792.

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