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Planning – Lawful Development Certificate

You can submit a Lawful Development Certificate to get the council’s formal decision on whether you need planning permission for your proposed work.

For simple projects you may not consider this formal determination necessary but any work you carry out is done at your own risk. You may find a certificate helpful when you come to sell your property in terms of providing certainty to prospective purchasers.

You can also find out more about our fees here.