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East Dorset District Council - Planning application forms

Download planning application forms and other relevant information.

You can either complete your application forms electronically or download them from this page.

Electronic submission

Application forms can be completed electronically via the Planning Portal (opens in a new window). Please refer to:

Paper submission

You can download the appropriate forms below and return them to us with the required documents. Please note that a total of four copies of the completed forms and supporting information should be submitted.  Accompanying guidance notes and submission requirements for each type of application are also included in the table to assist you.

If there are other parties with freehold or leasehold interest in the land then you will need to inform them of your application. Please use:

For application fees, please see the Planning Fees Summary (pdf, 1Mb) (opens in a new window) or alternatively you can use the national planning fee calculator (opens in a new window).

Householder forms        

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements
Works or extension to a dwelling (opens in a new window) Guidance 1 (PDF, 43kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 1 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Works or extension to a dwelling and Conservation Area Consent (opens in a new window) Guidance 2 (PDF, 45kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 2 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Works or extension to a dwelling and Listed Building Consent (opens in a new window) Guidance 3 (PDF, 59kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 3 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)

Full application forms

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements

Planning Permission and / or Change of Use (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 4 (PDF, 88kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 4 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)

Planning Permission and Conservation Area Consent for demolition in a Conservation Area (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 7 (PDF, 89kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 7 (PDF, 14kb) (opens in a new window)

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a Listed Building (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 8 (PDF, 101kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 8 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)

Planning Permission and Consent to display advertisements (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 9 (PDF, 94kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 9 (PDF, 14kb) (opens in a new window)

Outline application forms

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements

Outline Permission with Some Matters Reserved (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 5 (PDF, 87kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 5 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)

Outline Permission with All Matters Reserved (opens in a new window)

*Note the requirements to submit any necessary Unilateral Obligation with the application at the outset.

Guidance 6 (PDF, 55kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 6 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Approval of Reserved Matters following Outline Approval (opens in a new window) Guidance 23 (PDF, 32kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 23 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)

Prior notification forms

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements
Agricultural or forestry development – proposed building (opens in a new window) Guidance 16 (PDF, 19kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 16 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Agricultural or forestry development - proposed road (opens in a new window) Guidance 17 (PDF, 18kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 17 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Agricultural or forestry development - proposed excavation / waste material (opens in a new window) Guidance 18 (PDF, 19kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 18 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Agricultural or forestry development – fish tank (cage) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 19 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 19 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Proposed development by Telecommunications code systems operators (opens in a new window) Guidance 20 (PDF, 23kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 20 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Proposed demolition (opens in a new window) Guidance 22 (PDF, 18kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 22 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Householder- larger dwelling extension (opens in a new window) Guidance (opens in a new window)
Change of use from offices (Use Class B1) to residential (Use Class C3) (opens in a new window)
Change of use of agricultural buildings (opens in a new window)

Lawful development certificates

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements
Existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition (opens in a new window) Guidance 14 (PDF, 35kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 14 (PDF, 11kb) (opens in a new window)
Proposed use or development (opens in a new window)

Supplementary Guide for Householder CLP (pdf, 71kb) (opens in a new window) 

Guidance 15 (PDF, 22kb) (opens in a new window)

Documentation Requirements 15 (PDF, 52kb) (opens in a new window)

Miscellaneous forms

Application FormsGuidanceRequirements
Listed Building Consent (opens in a new window) Guidance 11 (PDF, 45kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 11 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Consent to display an advertisement (opens in a new window) Guidance 12 (PDF, 26kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 12 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Listed building consent and Consent to display an advertisement (opens in a new window) Guide (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 32 (PDF, 13kb) (opens in a new window)
Conservation Area Consent for Demolition in a Conservation Area (opens in a new window) Guidance 10 (PDF, 31kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 10 (PDF, 11kb) (opens in a new window)
Approval of details reserved by condition (opens in a new window) Guidance 27 (PDF, 18kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 27 (PDF, 9kb) (opens in a new window)
Removal or variation of condition following grant of planning permission (opens in a new window) Guidance 25 (PDF, 18kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 25 (PDF, 10kb) (opens in a new window)
Works to Trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) and / or notification of proposed works to trees in Conservation Areas (opens in a new window) Guidance 31 (PDF, 98kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 31 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)
Hedgerow removal notice (opens in a new window) Guidance 21 (PDF, 25kb) (opens in a new window) Documentation Requirements 21 (PDF, 8kb) (opens in a new window)

Extensions To The Time Limits For Implementing Planning Permissions And Associated Listed Building And/Or Conservation Area Consents (opens in a new window)

Guidance 33 (opens in a new window)  Fees Note (opens in a new window)

Please contact the council for documentation requirements information
Non-material Amendment Following a Grant of Planning Permission (opens in a new window) Guidance 34 (opens in a new window)  Fees Note (opens in a new window)Please contact the council for documentation requirements information
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