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Birmingham City Council

Planning Applications



Latest News:New rules governing house extensions and commercial changes of use came into effect on 30th May 2013

Here you will find advice on all aspects of the planning application process including:-









We also cover what to do if you don't agree with the decision we've made on an application in our Planning Appeals section, and what we can do if someone is doing something without planning permission in our Planning Enforcement section.

If you own or run a business from a property in Kings Norton Business Centre, or are interested in carrying out development there, you could benefit from new planning rules for the area.

The Planning Management team deals with all these areas of work and can be contacted for further advice.

Planning Management does not control how a building or extension is constructed. There is a separate system of Building Regulations to deal with this. Our Building Consultancy team can help you with these regulations.




Use these links to get quick access to:


A number of links on our pages will take you to the Planning Portal, a national website which advises on various aspects of the planning process. You will need to use the Planning Portal to access application forms. More information is available in our How do I Apply? section.

Some of the links within these pages will take you to a PDF document. To view them you will need the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free of charge from their Website. For more information please visit our Guide to Attachments.

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Last Updated - 6th December 2013