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Planning Services

Information, guidance and advice for members of the public and planning professionals on the different aspects of Planning within the Basildon Borough.

Planning Services incorporates the services of Development Control, Enforcement, Planning Policy and Local Land Charges.

The Planning Portal

The Planning Portal This link opens in a new browser window The Planning Portal is a Government website offering a wide range of services and guidance on the planning system in England and Wales.

Submit a Planning Application online,

Search Planning Appeals since 2004, Submit a Planning Appeal, Comment on an Planning Appeal,

Local Land Charges searches

pdf icon Local Land Charges - Search Fees - February 2016 [116kb]

Pre-Application Advice is now available from Essex County Council for proposed works to a Listed Building

pdf icon Guidance for users and schedule of charges [253kb]

The Planning System, and how it works, explained in 'Plain English'

pdf icon Plain English guide to the Planning System [339kb]

New improved e-planning - search planning applications and appeals

We are pleased to announce that customers now have access to a brand new online e-planning system to search planning applications and appeals information.

The new e-Planning system has been designed to offer many more features. At the core of the new system will be user registration, enabling customers to set up pro-active, personal email notifications, based on the applications and locations they are interested in. Other significant features are better search options and improved accessibility.

See, e-Planning - Search and track planning applications and appeals.

Pre-Application Advice - Now Available

Basildon Borough Council is committed to providing an efficient and effective planning service, which meets government performance targets.  We recognise the value of pre-application discussions and consider this to be an important aspect of the planning process.

Read more about pre-application advice Pre-Application Advice

Apply for pre-application advice:pdf icon Pre Application Advice Form.pdf [210kb]

    Sign-up to the Local Plan Consultation Portal

    Sign-up to the Local Plan Consultation Portal - By registering with Basildon Borough Council's Local Plan Consultation Portal you will be able to view any consultation documents online, or when consultations are 'open', submit comments online.

    Ordnance Survey This link opens in a new browser window  Planning Aid This link opens in a new browser window

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