Apply for planning permission

From 5 March 2018 we are introducing an administration charge of £50 for planning applications which are invalid and where the additional information requested is not submitted within the time frame given (10 days from the date of the invalid letter). This will be deducted from the planning fee refund.

Planning Portal link

The planning portal is a national website for all planning permissions  and information in England. To submit your application online or download and print a paper version please using the link below. You can explore the Planning Portal’s Interactive House for guidance on permitted development and many common householder projects.

Please be aware From 10 September 2018, there will be a service charge for submitting some planning applications using the Planning Portal, Find out more.

For all application submitted via the Planning Portal, you must check with us that the fees quoted are correct.Incorrect fees mean we cannot validate or determine your application. You can contact us by email

You can view the planning portal fee calculator here.

Planning fees are set in accordance with the regulations of the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Please use these links for pre-application advice and a step by step guide to making planning applications.

We have also produced a guide to help with  submitting a valid householder application.

   Central Lincolnshire Developer Contributions Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)

The Central Lincolnshire Developer Contributions SPD was adopted by the Joint Strategic Planning Committee on 25 June 2018. Further information and documentation is available to view in the Latest News section on the Home page of the Central Lincolnshire website.

Applying for Building Regulations

Building control applications can also be submitted online with ourselves or the Planning Portal.

Apply for building regulations - West Lindsey link

Building Control - Planning Portal link

How Planning use your data

If you want to know more about how West Lindsey District Council Planning use your data, what your rights are and how to contact us if you have any concerns, please read our Planning Privacy Notice