If you wish to find out the planning history of a property or site, there are various ways of doing this
Please consider which of the following search options is most suitable for your needs.
When purchasing a property a comprehensive or an expedited search may be required. Please contact our Local Land Charges.
(Completed within 5 working days of receiving payment)
This service is restricted to planning histories and enforcement cases. It covers the period from 1975 to the present date.
To request a planning history search a covering letter is needed with a 1:1250 location plan along with a payment of £25 for domestic straight forward postal address or £50 for commercial searches (including VAT).
Complex searches will attract a higher charge by arrangement. For these enquiries please contact our Records and Enquiries Team.
For straight forward numbered properties 1975-2001 this can be done at First Point, no appointment is needed.
For complex sites you will need an appointment to view the register please contact our Records and Enquiries Team.
We are able to provide up to 10 minutes free help but anyone requiring further assistance will have to pay in advance.