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Yellow weather warning for Guildford

Met Office have issued a thunderstorm weather warning for Saturday 10 June. Read our advice during severe weather.

Planning and building control

Temporary change to our planning service

From Wednesday 7 June until Wednesday 14 June 2023 we'll be working on reducing the planning applications backlog. During this time we will not respond to emails or telephone calls about planning applications. This is part of our plan to improve our future planning service. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Get planning advice

Find out what you need to submit with your planning application and get advice from our planning team.

Apply for planning permission

When you make a planning application, we strongly recommend you make an online account.

Search or comment on a planning application

Use our public access portal to read and make comments on planning applications in Guildford.

Report a suspected planning breach

Our planning enforcement team can identify and take action against developments which do not have planning permission.

Search for planning information

Use our interactive map to find listed buildings, current and past planning applications, conservation areas and more.

Find out about building control

Learn about building control applications, site inspections, and our building control service.

Planning and building control documents

Get copies of decision notices. Cost vary from 36p to £20.50. Contact customer services on 01483 505050 to order.