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Submitting a Planning Application

 Application Forms and Fees


Information and Documents required

Important Notice: The Council will be implementing a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on 1 January 2019 . Applicants for planning permission for 11+ dwellings are advised to complete the CIL additional liability form: CIL Additional Information Requirement Form.

Further information on CIL is available on:  Gloucester, Cheltenham & Tewkesbury Community Infrastructure Levy.

The National and Local List of Planning Application Requirements sets out the information we require to assess the impacts of the planning application. If you do not think the information is needed for a specific application, then please state your reasons for us to consider. Please see the current national and local list here

National and Local List of Planning Application Requirements


Before you submit your application, use our validation checklists to ensure that you have prepared all the required documents. If you do not include all the required documents, your application will be made invalid.

View the validation checklist for each application type:

Outline planning permission with some matters reserved 
Outline planning permission with all matters reserved

Please visit the Planning Portal website for information about the following application

  • Prior notification for domestic householder extension
  • Prior approval notification for change of use - office to residential
  • Prior approval notification under Class M for change of use 



Planning Guidance Documents

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Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.