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Q. How do I apply for planning permission?

A. The are a number of ways to submit a planning application or notification.


You can submit a planning application online

The most efficient way is through the Planning Portal. Once you have registered for the site, you can complete your application form, buy site location plans, upload supporting documents and pay fees electronically.


Alternatively, planning application forms can be downloaded from the Planning Portal. The application should be sent to Development Control Services, Craven District Council,1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1TL.  If enclosing a cheque, please ensure this is securely attached to the application form.

Please Note: Some application forms state 4 copies of the application is required.  This Authority only required one set, this should always be the original.


Please email the application to  Please ensure all details are to scale and not images of drawings.