Sunday 21 July

Due to maintenance, the facility to pay online and our online application forms where we take a payment will be unavailable for two hours from 4:30am to 6:30am. Sorry for any inconvenience.

The process for householders

Submitting your application

Find out how to submit your application and how to produce the necessary plans.

To apply for permission, refer to submitting a planning application via the Planning Portal: applications (

  • Householder planning application forms deal with house extensions, garages, erection of walls and fences to domestic properties or any other outbuilding within the boundary of your own property
  • Change of use applications can be submitted using a full planning consent form. These forms deal with the incorporation of land into your garden area
  • Listed building forms are for any works including extensions and alterations to a listed building
  • For demolition of buildings or parts of your property including walls within conservation areas, you will require a demolition within a conservation form
  • If you are thinking of running a business from home, guidance can be found at planning applications – business
  • Works to protected trees or trees within a conservation area will require permission from the council. Information on trees managed by the council
  • In some circumstances, planning permission is required for dropped kerbs. In addition, a domestic vehicle access permit is required from Leicestershire County Council Highways Department ( their telephone number is 0116 305 0001

To find out what documents are required to accompany your application refer to our national and local requirements

Last updated: 17/01/2024 11:43