PlanningLast updated: 31 October 2013 11:29 UK
The planning service deals with planning applications, planning permission, building control, city development, conservation areas and more - more information can be found using the links below.
- Visit the contact us page and find 'planning' for the best way to make an enquiry
- The reception staff at the Civic Offices can help you with basic planning enquiries or enable you to view applications
- You may meet with a planning representative by appointment only
Planning portal - information, help & advice
The government planning portal website is a good resource for all planning enquiries - you can also register for free to submit planning applications online.
- Get help and advice on planning at the planning portal website
- Submit an online planning application to the planning portal
- Download and print forms from the planning portal
- Find out about appeals on the planning portal
Alternatively, for free, independent and professional town planning advice visit the planning aid website.
View or comment on a planning application online
The PublicAccess online service enables you to view, monitor and comment on planning applications submitted in Portsmouth.
- Follow the link for more information including copyright notices and guides, or to use PublicAccess.
Our aim is to reduce the risks to people and property from flooding - when drawing up plans or considering applications for development, we need to try to direct development to sites at lower risk of flooding.
- Follow the link for more on strategic flood risk assessments and other flood protection policies
- Environment agency flood risk page
Other useful planning links
Planning news and informationParking standards supplementary planning document - consultation
Permitted development under Class J and compliance with the Habitats Regulations
Changes to permitted development rights for household extensions
Changes to Planning Procedures in relation to demolition
Planning applicationsPre-application planning advice
Submitting a planning application
Planning application - process & fees
Planning applications - view and comment online
Planning application appeals
Building ControlBuilding control services
Control of Development, Planning Applications and DecisionsPlanning committee - dates, decisions & reports
Planning decisions - city development manager
Planning - enforcement policy
Planning - houses in multiple occupation
InformationLocal authority searches and local land charges
Local Plans & PolicyLocal Development Framework
Portsmouth City Local Plan
Hampshire Minerals and Waste Plan