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Planning services

This section offers information and advice about Planning and Building Controls services. Here you can browse the latest planning applications, gain advice about associated payments, and look at the planning policy which guides planning application decisions. You can get help with a local authority search when buying or selling your house, and gain advice on Building Regulations when making changes too your home by contacting the Building Control team.

Do you want to make changes to your home?
Use this interactive planning portal guide to find out what needs planning permission, and/or an application to meet the building regulation requirements.
If you still have questions about planning, or wish to contact our planning department, then please use the Contact Us link below.

For general planning enquiries, please use our Contact Us form and select "Planning" from the list of services.
Please note: We currently have several vacancies and staff absences through illness, and our service is experiencing delays. We will deal with your application or enquiry as soon as we can.

You can find out if your home is in a Conservation Area by using our Map of Conservation Areas in Exeter.