Submitting an application for development consent

Applicants are advised to contact the Planning Inspectorate before completing the form to ensure that electronic documentation is provided in the required manner. The Planning Inspectorate’s Advice Note Six: Preparation and submission of application documents provides more information in this regard.

The application form contains functionality that is not supported by all browsers and is best completed using adobe reader. Clicking on the form link allows you to save the file or open it in adobe reader.  Should you have any difficulties downloading the form please email [email protected]. Adobe reader can be downloaded at

Please note that guidance is also embedded in the application form itself.
Development Consent Application Form (PDF 1 MB).

Planning Act 2008 Application form guidance (Published by the Department for Communities and Local Government June 2013)