Planning

Planning and Building Control advice and guidance is available for residents and businesses. In addition, information is available on transport, landscape and conservation.

You can now access our public facing mapping system where you can identify public information about any site within the district. This system can be accessed on the My Breckland Page

Search Planning Applications

Search for Planning, Building Control & Tree Work Applications - Here you can search for and comment on applications

Planning Appeals

Search facility to view planning appeals

Do I Need Planning Permission?

A guide to when Planning Permission is required. Includes application forms.

Planning Applications Weekly Lists

Lists of applications received and determined will be published here each week

Pre-Application Advice

Here you can request informal advice on a proposal before submitting an application

Planning Permission- Application Guide

Planning Permission- Application Guide - An explanation of the process of a Planning Application

Validation, Local List & OS Map Service

A guide on what to submit with your application. Includes application fees

Planning Obligations

An explanation of some legal agreements following approval of some types of developments

Planning Customer Charter

Here you will be able to view our Planning Services Customer Charter

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

local planning policies and decisions on planning applications relating to major development are required to ensure that sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) are used for the management of surface water

Design Principles

Tips on what makes a good design

Planning Records...

Planning Records and Related Information - Information on how you can find out about historical planning records

Post-Decision Information

A guide on what you may need to do after receiving your decision