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.
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.
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: Pre Application Advice Form.pdf [19kb]
The Planning Portal
Submit a Planning Application online,
with attached drawings & plans (see notes) and pay your application fee online:
Search Planning Appeals since 2004, Submit a Planning Appeal, Comment on an Planning Appeal,
Be notified of and take part in Local Plan Public Consultations.
Register for an LDF account. Over 1500 people and organisations have already registered.