Verbal advice

Providing the principles of development, we offer informal advice from a Planning Officer, free of charge for householder developments only. We offer one verbal advice per site per year, which is given 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

In order to request informal verbal planning advice, an appointment must be booked 48 working hours in advance. Visit our apT website to book an appointment online or alternatively you can call the Planning Contact Centre on 01952 384555, we will require 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 fifteen minutes on the hour at 10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm.

Last updated: 17/03/2021 15:45

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