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Apply online using the Planning Portal

Apply online

Submitting your application and paying fees online will make the registration and consultation process faster and more efficient.

To find out how much planning permission will cost, use the Planning Portal Fee Calculator.

The portal will guide you through the process, but if you need any further help you can contact the Planning Portal Help Centre to find out what documents you will need to submit.

View planning checklists relevant to your application.

Any viability assessment should be prepared on the basis that it will be made publicly available other than in exceptional circumstances.

Even in those circumstances an executive summary should be made publicly available.

The government provides guidance on viability.

Administration charges on invalid planning applications

Please note that if we ask for additional information which is not then provided, we will retain part of the submitted planning fee towards administration costs:

  • Small-scale (fees up to £3,999): £30
  • Medium (fees £4,000 to £9,999): £50
  • Large-scale (fees £10,000 and over): £150

View Birmingham City Council's planning privacy statement.

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