We understand that the planning system can be confusing at times and aim to explain it in a way that people can understand. We offer a number of tools to help:
Our Planning Aid Direct web resource is free to use and provides:
- Answers to questions people often ask about planning
- Clear, simple explanations of how the planning system works
- Signposting on where to go next
Our jargon buster provides easy to understand definitions and explanations of common planning terms.
Our Advice Service offers free, general planning advice. Our professionally qualified Planning Advisors are happy to answer enquiries on any planning related issues in England. Email your enquiry to email@example.com.
Advice Service Christmas closure
The advice service will be closed from Monday 16 December and will reopen on Monday 13 January.
Our collection of briefing notes and case studies break down complicated planning issues into reader-friendly documents.
We provide information about Neighbourhood Planning, an exciting tool that allows communities to shape development in their areas.