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Technical issues when searching for a planning application

We're experiencing some technical issues with our planning application search. Some customers may not be able to search for planning applications during this time. We're working hard to fix this as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience.

Planning obligations

What are planning obligations?

If you want to make larger developments, you will have extra responsibilities. We call these responsibilities your planning obligations. Planning obligations almost always apply to developers. The most common planning obligations are linked to:

  • public open space
  • affordable housing
  • education
  • highways
  • town centre improvements
  • health

Infrastructure Funding Statement

Our infrastructure funding statements shows the projects we fund with money from planning obligations.