Planning guidance and forms

Please Note: From the 1st March 2017, applicants / agents will be notified electronically of the decision for their planning applications.

We have a range of planning guidance downloads available below. We also have a prior notification application forms section.

Planning application guidance

Pre-application guidance

Other guidance

Planning enforcement

Local policy

National policy and guides


The following forms are all available to download from the Planning Portal website.

Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a listed building

Planning application for development relating to the onshore extraction of oil and gas

Application for non-material amendments following planning permission

This application type is now available through the Planning Portal's online system, and the paper form chooser.


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Phone our contact centre: 01543 308 000
District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6YY

If you need to contact a team direct, please visit our contacts page for team phone numbers and email addresses.

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Our main reception at Frog Lane in Lichfield is open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm.

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