Change of Use - No External Building Works

Please submit planning applications online at The Planning Portal

Your application must include the following:

  • 1 signed and dated copy of the fully completed planning application form
    • Plans should be no larger than A1 (unless absolutely necessary).
    • Incomplete applications will be invalid
  • 1 copy of the location plan (Ordnance Survey based) - scale not less than 1:1250 or 1:2500
    • The location plan must:
      • Show at least 2 main roads and surrounding buildings
      • The direction of North
      • A red line must clearly edge the application site
      • A blue line must be drawn around any other land owned by the occupant
  • 1 block / site plan – scale not more than 1:500
    • Plan must show the boundaries of the site, position of all existing buildings, position of new extensions and buildings, any parking spaces
  • 1 existing and proposed floor plans – scale not less than 1:100
  • Planning statement confirming no external changes
  • The correct fee (paid online via the Planning Portal or by phone 01268 882200)


Please note:

Depending on the type of application there may also be additional information that is required when submitting your application.

Please refer to ‘Validation Checklist No.12 Additional Requirements’, and ensure that any relevant information is also provided.