Verbal advice

Providing the principles of development, informal advice on householder development only is available from a planning officer, free of charge, from Wellington Civic offices on an appointment basis.

This service is not available for new dwellings, new or converted annexes or relocation of boundary treatments to enclose additional land.

How to apply

Verbal advice will be given at Wellington Civic Offices. In order to request informal verbal planning advice, an appointment must be booked 48 working hours in advance. You can make an appointment using our online booking system or by calling the Planning Contact Centre on 01952 384555 and providing the following information:

  • your full name
  • your telephone number and/or email address
  • the address of the site of the proposed development
  • details of the proposed development - location (front/side/rear), the number of storeys, dimensions, distance from boundaries
  • any key issues that should be given to the planning officer before the meeting in order to gain the most appropriate use of the time.

What will be provided

Verbal advice on householder development only without any internal consultation of technical specialists. This is limited to one appointment of up to 15 minutes on the hour at 10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm.

Last updated: 31/12/2019 14:55

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