Lichfield District Council

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Making it easy to access council services, report problems in your area, view planning applications, find out what's going on locally, have your say on local issues, and much more.


My area no longer working

Our my area mapping system is no longer working. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you. We will be replacing it with a new mapping system in the coming weeks.

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Planning and you

In this section you can search for and download plans and proposals for developments across the district - from new shopping centres to new housing.

You can also comment online and find out when plans will be discussed by the district council - just use the icons below to find what you are looking for.

For an overview of how the planning system works in England, see the Government's Plain English Guide to Planning 

View or comment on a planning application

Search for details of planning applications, including plans, location maps, decision dates, and more. You can also find out how to comment on a planning application.

Find a planning application...

Please note: Plans and documents are only available for applications received since January 2005.

Apply for planning permission

We accept planning applications online in association with the Planning Portal.

Find out how to apply...

Do I need planning permission?

Find out if you need planning permission for a variety of developments, from porches and drives to satellite antennae and garages.

Find out if you need planning permission... 

Search our weekly list

Search our weekly list.Search for all planning applications either validated or decided by Lichfield District Council in any given week

Search the weekly list...

Development Control

MapFind out about the issues effecting the control and management of development.

View our Development Control Section

NB From 1 April 2014, there is now a charge for pre-application submissions/discussions.

Planning policy

Planning PolicyFind out about the adopted Local Plan, our emerging Local Plan, other planning policy documents and view the local plan via our online mapping system

Visit our planning policy section... 

Planning enforcement

Planning EnforcementFind out how to report a breach of planning control, access the enforcement register and more.

Visit our enforcement section...

Lichfield Planning Committees

Check the agenda, read the minutes, view the committee schedule online.

View a map of the local area

MapUse our online map tools to find out what planning applications, developments and constraints there are in the local area.

Use our map tools...

Latest Planning Applications

Quick Search

If you know the reference number for an application, please enter it below and click 'Submit'

To access all search options, please use our main search tools.

Keep updated

Want to be the first to know what planning applications are being considered? There are three ways to stay in the know:

RSS feeds

If you have a modern browser (such as Internet Explorer 7 or above, or Firefox) or and RSS Feed reader, you can subscribe to our planning RSS Feed, which delivers planning application news straight to your desktop