Planning in Stoke-on-Trent

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Our planning service helps to shape the future of Stoke-on-Trent. We help business to grow and expand. We help people build new homes, schools and community facilities. We protect the environment and heritage and make sure people don’t carry out development that causes harm. 

Use our Public Access page to search for applications and the weekly list and to comment on an application.

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Tracking Applications Online
Click here to download a guide to tracking applications online (4 pages).

Submitting Consultee Comments
If you are a Consultee, click here to download a guide to submitting consultee comments online (5 pages).

User Guide
Click here to download the full Public Access user guide (53 pages).

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Object / Support / Comment on an Application
Click here to object to, comment on, or support a planning application. 

Planning Enquiries
Click here for general planning advice.

Applying for Planning Permission
Click here to find out how to apply.

Driveways
Click here to view the Government's guidance on permeable surfacing of front gardens. 

Compliments, comments and complaints
Click here to leave feedback about our planning service

Important
The information on our website is not a complete record of the statutory planning register. For example, certain information may be withheld from web publication where it is sensitive or confidential. Access to the full content of planning applications is available at the council offices.

Contact Us
For more information or if the documents you require are not online, please contact us using the details below:

* The office is closed over the Christmas period from Thur 25 December 2014 - Fri 2 January 2015.

email: planning@stoke.gov.uk
telephone: 01782 232372

Full contact details are available by clicking here