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Submission of Planning Applications

To submit your planning application online click on the Planning Portal Icon below:

Planning Portal

Applications can be submitted as follows:

  • Hard/Paper Copy (Only one copy required unless a full and listed building application is being submitted in which case two copies would need to be provided)
  • Email to Planning Support -  with the application form and all relevant documents in PDF format
  • Planning Portal
  • Download paper forms

    Payment of Planning Fees

    We accept payment in the following ways, please include a planning reference number or relevant site address:

    • Cheque (made payable to 'Torridge District Council')
    • Debit or Credit Card at Reception at Riverbank House or over the phone by calling Planning Support on 01237 428711
    • BACS - Our bank details are: Sort Code: 30-90-78, Account Number: 29541760, Account Name: "Torridge District Council - Receipts" (Customers should email remittance advice to
    • Applications submitted to the Planning Portal will need to be paid directly to them by calling Tel: 0333 3233 900 or by visiting 
    • PLEASE NOTE:  If you wish to confirm the updated fees for a planning application please use the link below to the Planning Portal website. 

      Check planning fees

    Local Requirements

    The council also require additional documents to accompany your planning application. Please take a look at our 'local lists' below for details on what we require.

    Icon for pdf Local List Introduction [29.02KB]

    Icon for pdf Local List Glossary [67.47KB]

    Local Lists to download


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