Submitting a planning application
Application forms and fees
Information and documents required
Important Notice: The Council implemented a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on 1 January 2019 . Applicants for planning permission for residential developments 11+ dwellings need to complete the CIL additional liability form.
Calculate your CIL costs
You can use this online calculator to provide an indication of the level of CIL payable for your development:
CIL payments must be index linked from the year that CIL was introduced to the year that the planning permission is granted. This guidance document sets out how indexation will affect all CIL chargeable development permitted from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 within the three JCS authorities of Cheltenham, Tewkesbury and Gloucester.
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
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:
Full Planning Applications
Applications for outline permission
Application for Reserved Matters and Removal or Variation of Conditions
Application for Approval of Conditions
Application for Listed Building Consent and Conservation Area Consent (ONLY)
Application for advertisement consent (ONLY)
Lawful development certificate applications
Application for Tree Works
See 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