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Planning - download forms, leaflets & advice

Information and Forms to Download.

You can download a copy of the following publications free of charge in Adobe Acrobat .PDF format:

Planning fees and charges

A fee calculator and up to date planning application fees and charges are published on the Planning Portal website, see: Planning Portal - Planning application fees

pdf icon Local Land Charges Search Fees - July 2018 [116kb]

Application forms

 Pre-Application Advice please read the advice sheet for guidance on fee categories, prior to completing this form

pdf icon Pre-Planning Application Advice Form [210kb]

pdf icon Listed Building pre-application advice from Essex County Council - guidance and schedule of charges [253kb]

Householder Planning Applications

pdf icon Householder Application for Planning Permission for works or extension to a dwelling [779kb]

Not sure of the type of plans you need to provide?

pdf icon What you need to provide [69kb]

Full Planning Applications

pdf icon Planning Application Part 1 & 2 Combined [1Mb]

Application for approval of details reserved by condition

pdf icon Discharge of Conditions Form [724kb]

Notification of a proposed larger home extension - establishing whether Prior Approval is required

pdf icon Notification of a proposed larger home extension.pdf [456kb]

Application for a new planning permission to replace an extant planning permission, in order to extend the time limit for implementation.

Application for replacement of associated listed building and/or conservation area consents in order to extend the time limit for implementation

pdf icon Application Form to Replace an Extant Planning Permission [306kb]

Outdoor Advertisements

pdf icon Application for Consent to Display an Advertisement [288kb]


pdf icon Notice 1 [185kb] - must be completed if either a Certificate B or C is declared on an application for Planning Permission.

pdf icon Notice 2 [185kb] - must be completed for publication in local newspaper if either Certificate C or D is declared on an application for Planning Permission.

Lawful Development Certificates

pdf icon Proposed Use, Building or Activity [756kb]

pdf icon Existing Use, Building or Activity [877kb]

Listed Buildings

In the case of a listed building, consent is generally required before you can undertake any structural maintenance and/or alteration works.

An application for Planning Permission may also be required if the scale and /or location of planned works is beyond permitted limits. These limits apply to all buildings whether unlisted or not. View guidance notes.

pdf icon Application for listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building [819kb]

pdf icon Combined Application for Planning Permission and listed building consent for alterations, extension or demolition of a listed building [805kb]

pdf icon Listed Buildings - Notice for Service on Owners (Schedule 2) [6kb]

Conservation Areas

pdf icon Demolition of an Unlisted Building Consent [490kb]


pdf icon Tree Preservation order Form [741kb]

pdf icon Protected trees:A guide to tree preservation procedures [88kb]

The Planning Portal This link opens in a new browser windowCan't find the planning application form that you require?

Planning Portal link to all forms

Parking Standards -  Design and Good Practice - September 2009

pdf icon Parking Standards - Design and Good Practice - September 2009 [4Mb]

The Local Development Scheme (LDS)

Timetable and Consultation Standards

Planning Policy - The Development Plan

Coming in:

The Local Development Framework (LDF)

The LDF documents have not yet been published - see LDF for  further information    

see also: Local Plan - Evidence Base

Going out:

Current Local Planning Policy

pdf icon Basildon District Local Plan Saved Policies - September 2007 [605kb]

pdf icon Basildon District Local Plan 1998 - Proposals Map [4Mb]

pdf icon Basildon District Local Plan 1998 - Town Centre Inset Maps [1Mb]

pdf icon Basildon District Local Plan 1998 - Conservation Area Maps [786kb]

Hard copies of the above documents are available at £20.00 each, price includes Alterations and Proposals maps    

Planning policy

Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG)

pdf icon Development Control Guidelines (amended March 1997) [62kb] - Hardcopy Available £2.50

Gardiners Lane South supplementary planning guidance - Hardcopy Available £20.00

Other local planning policy guidance

Adopted Local Plan

Planning monitoring

Planning - Annual Monitoring - Hardcopy Available £50.00

Planning - Retail and Leisure Monitoring - Hardcopy Available £50.00

Planning - Industrial Monitoring - Hardcopy Available £50.00

Planning - Residential Land Availability Monitoring - Hardcopy Available £50.00

Land contamination guidance

Pollution Control - Contaminated Land - Technical Guidance for Applicants and Developers

Sustainable construction

pdf icon Sustainable Construction [1Mb] - Simple ways to make it happen

 Links to planning publications from external agencies

From Historic England

From the GOV.UK - Dept for Communities and Local Government

From the GOV.UK - The Planning Inspectorate

Hard copies of some documents can be purchased

Printed hard copies of some documents can be purchased from Planning Services. Please send your order plus a cheque made payable to BASILDON BOROUGH COUNCIL for the full amount to Planning Services at the following address:


Geraldine Paul
Planning Services
The Basildon Centre
St Martin's Square
SS14 1DL

Telephone: 01268 208154


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