Birmingham City Council

Planning History



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As well as being available on Planning Online, planning information is now available via a new mapping system called Local View.

Access Local View here....

You can search on any address within Birmingham dating back to 1948 and retrieve any Planning related history and other information. This information includes:

  • All related Planning Applications
  • Notices relating to Planning Enforcement - (post 2000 - see note below)
  • Tree Preservation Orders
  • Conservation Areas
  • Listed Buildings

The information can also help Personal Search companies to answer some of the planning enquiries on the CON29 (2002 edition) form.

How to use Local View

If you know the road name or post code of the property you are interested in, just type that into the search field in the top left hand corner. Once you have found the property, click the 'Identify' button on the top menu bar and then click within the boundary of the property you are interested in. Please note it may take a couple of seconds for the information to load. The results for that property will then be displayed. A detailed user guide is available at the bottom of this page

Please Note - the information on this website if for personal use only.Any unauthorised copying, reproduction or distribution is prohibited. For information about licensing or reuse, please contact us

Enforcement information before 1990 is not available online and you will need to contact us for information.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if I need more Information on Planning Applications|?

Once you have found the planning application reference number from the mapping search you can find more details on Planning Online.

What if I need more information about Tree Preservation Orders?

Further information, including copies of the Order can be obtained by emailing planningandregenerationenquiries@birmingham.gov.uk

What if I need more Information on about the Land charges Register ?

Further information can be obtained by contacting our Land Charges Team.

What if I need copies of any documents as a result of any enquiry?

Copies of documents can be obtained by emailing planningandregenerationenquiries@birmingham.gov.uk. There may be a charge for this service.

Did you know decision documents issued after 2006 are available via Planning Online.

What if I need any information about Building Regulations ?

Further information can be obtained by contacting our Building Consultancy Team.


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Last Updated : 2nd September 2014