Useful LinksContained within this page are various useful links to both government planning documents and websites and useful third party websites.

Whilst we cannot be held responsible for any data on third party websites, you are encouraged to re-check them every so often as policies do change.

Planning Portal –  https://www.planningportal.co.uk

Find your local planning authority (LPA) – Click Here

Government Interactive House – Click Here

General Permitted Development Order –
2015 – 2016 Amendment – 2017 Amendment – 2018 Amendment< - 2019 Amendment

National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) – Click Here

National space standards (sizes for new dwellings) – Click Here

Flood map for planning – Click Here

National Heritage list for England (listed buildings) – Click Here

Find your council tax band (Residential) – Click Here

Find business rates valuation (Commercial) – Click Here

Old Maps (useful for history) – Click Here

House prices per sq. m (per borough) – Click Here

Search for domestic EPC by postcode – Click Here

Search for non-domestic EPC by postcode – Click Here


At this time we solely base our planning knowledge on English planning law. Planning is subject to differing laws in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 – Click Here
Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 – Click Here
Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990 – Click Here
Planning (Consequential Provisions) Act 1990 – Click Here
Environmental Protection Act 1990 – Click Here
Planning and Compensation Act 1991 – Click Here
Environment Act 1995 – Click Here
Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 – Click Here
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 – Click Here

Planning Act 2008 – Click Here
Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 – Click Here
Localism Act 2011 – Click Here
Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013 – Click Here
Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 – Click Here
Infrastructure Act 2015 – Click Here
Deregulation Act 2015 – Click Here
Housing and Planning Act 2016 – Click Here
Neighbourhood Planning Act 2017 – Click Here


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