Pre-application advice

Let us help you with your planning application

Pre-application advice is an important part of the planning process.

We welcome early discussions before you submit a planning application.

This can help you by:

  • giving you advice about the acceptability of your proposed development
  • identifying any problems which you may need to solve
  • identifying financial contributions
  • avoiding abortive work
  • providing greater certainty about your application
  • speeding up the application process

CIL Calculation and Planning History on a site

To request a CIL calculation or planning history on a site you can use the online pre-application form.

How to apply

To apply for pre-application advice, CIL Calculation or planning history on a site, download the pre-application advice guidance document. This contains more details about the service and prices. You will also need to complete the online pre-application advice form.