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Get planning advice

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The best place to find advice depends on what you want to find out:

Planning advice
What you want to find outWhere to get advice               
Do I need planning permission? Find out about permitted development rights   
What type of planning application do I need to make?Check the Planning Portal
What information should I submit?Check the Planning Portal and our Local Validation List
Feedback on your plans before making a formal application               Apply for pre-application advice   
Large scale new developments in GuildfordGet advice from our Design Review Panel   

 

We recommend you hire a professional planning consultant when you make an application. They can:

  • give advice about the work you want to do
  • draw up plans which you'll need for a successful application

Our pre-application advice service can also help you to make a successful application.

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