Planning Advisory Services
UK: 0800 038 5315
ROI: 0044 800 038 5315

Planning Advisory Services

Planning Advisory Services offer advice and information regarding the planning process of all major building works. If you are considering anything from new builds to changing an existing building or local environment you will need consent. This is known as Planning Permission. Without a planning system anyone could construct buildings or use land in any way they wanted with no consideration to how this could affect people who live or work in the area. Your local planning department is responsible for deciding whether or not a development should go ahead. This can be anything from a domestic house extension to a shopping complex in the middle of a town or city.

Practical Advice

Parliament has given the main responsibility for planning to local planning authorities (this is usually the planning department of your local council). Any queries should be directed initially to your local planning authority... read more

Current Legislation

There is legislation that governs standards of construction and there may be several that apply to any one project... read more


With all building work, the owner of the property (or land) in question is ultimately responsible for complying with the relevant planning rules and building regulations (regardless of the need to apply for planning permission and/or building regulations approval or not)... read more

Planning Advisory Services Booklet
Planning Advisory Services Booklet

To request a copy of your local Planning Advisory Services Information Booklet then please send us a request by clicking here. Make sure to include your name, full postal address and telephone number.

Carbon Footprint Tool
Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust have created a carbon footprint tool that allow groups of individuals to measure their carbon emissions and workout their community carbon footprint. To use the community carbon footprint tool then please click here.