Pre-application advice for listed building consent


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Before you start:

  • You should read our pre-application pages before you complete this form to make sure you are applying for the right type of advice and paying the correct fee
  • If you want advice on more than one proposal, you must make separate applications for each site
  • You will need to provide a location plan of scale 1:1250 to complete the application
  • You can submit any other supporting documents as you are filling in the form

You must pay the fee online to complete your application

After you make your application

  • We will send you an email confirming your payment
  • We will send you an email confirming your form reference number and when you can expect to hear from us
  • We will check your application and make sure we have all the information we need
  • If you have asked for a meeting, we will contact you to arrange a time and date


The advice we provide:

  • is an informal opinion only
  • does not affect any decision we take if we receive a planning application
  • is not a formal response or decision by us to any future planning application, which will be subject to wider consultation and publicity

Our planning officer may indicate the likely outcome of a planning application. This is an informal opinion only and is not a guarantee of the final decision.

Freedom of Information Act 2000

We do not publish the details of your request for pre-application advice until:

  • you make a planning application
  • we receive an FOI request

If we receive the FOI request before make a planning application, we have the right to decide what information we disclose.

 In making this decision we will consider:

  • your interests in keeping the information and the process confidential
  • our interests in keeping the information and the process confidential
  • the public interest in planning decisions and transparency

If we receive the FOI request after you have made a planning application, we will disclose the details of your pre-application advice.