Planning Forms for Online Completion

The following link will take you to the Planning Portal, which is a Government website and all documents, plans and fees can be submitted on-line. If you have any problems using this facility, you will need to contact the Planning Portal’s help desk support@planningportal.gsi.gov.uk or telephone 0117 372 8200.

But before you use this link to complete and submit an application online, please see the below General Information for All Applicants below.

Planning Portal - Online Forms

General Information for All Applicants

Validation Requirements for Planning Applications (PDF Document)
Design and Access Statement (PDF Document)
Fees-(Use the online fees calculator to help you calculate the fee)

PLEASE NOTE:  from 2nd September 2013, all cheques for applications submitted in the South Downs National Park Authority must be made payable to SDNPA. The cheque should accompany your application and be sent directly to Horsham District Council.

Guidance for calculating fees for Wind Turbines and Wind Farms (PDF Document)
Design Guidance Advice for House Extensions (PDF Document)

Design Guidance Advice for Barn Conversions (PDF Document)
Example Plan (PDF Document)

Before submitting your application you should read both the National Planning Policies and the Horsham District Council Local Development Framework General Development Policies as your application will be judged in relation to these policies and you should ensure that you submit sufficient details in relation to these policies which support your application, otherwise your application is likely to be refused.

Guidance on how to answer each question on the application form is available on the Planning Portal website.  Access our Validation Checklists on the right hand side of each application form below to establish what type of documents and plans must be submitted to ensure it is a valid application.

As an alternative you can print of the forms for completion by hand by clicking on the link on the right.

Planning Applications - Checklist.
Application Type Checklist
Householder Applications
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling. Checklist 1
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and Conservation Area consent for demolition in a Conservation Area. Checklist 2
Householder application for planning permission for works or extension to a dwelling and Listed Building consent for alterations, extensions or demolition of a Listed Building. Checklist 3
Householder Notification  
Householder General Permitted Development Notification – Larger Home Extensions  Checklist
Applications for Full Planning Permission
Full Planning Permission Checklist 4
Full Planning with Listed Building consent Checklist 5
Full Planning with Advertisement consent Checklist 6
Full Planning with Demolition in a Conservation Area Checklist 7
Applications for Outline Planning Permission
Outline application for planning permission with some matters reserved Checklist 8
Outline application with all matters reserved Checklist 9
Application for Reserved Matters Checklist 10
Advertisement Consent
Application for consent to display an advertisement(s) Checklist 11
Listed Building Consent
Application for Listed Building consent for alterations, extensions or demolition of a Listed Building Checklist 13
Conservation Area Consent
Application for Conservation Area consent for demolition in a Conservation Area. Checklist 15
Lawful Development Certificates
Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of planning condition. Checklist 16
Application for a Lawful Development Certificate for a proposed use or development. Checklist 17
Prior Notification Applications
Agricultural or Forestry Notifications
Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural or forestry development – proposed building. Checklist 18
Application for prior notification or proposed agricultural or forestry development – new road or access track. Checklist 19
Application for prior notification of proposed agricultural development – excavation of waste material. Checklist 20
Application for prior notification of proposed forestry development – fish tank (cage). Checklist 21
Telecommunications Notifications
Application for prior notification of proposed development in respect of permitted development by electronic (telecommunications) code systems operators. Checklist 22
Demolition Notifications
Application for prior notification of proposed demolition Checklist 23
Works to Trees
Application for tree works: works to trees subject to a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) or notification of proposed works to trees in a Conservation Area (CA) Checklist 24
Other Types of Applications
Application for a new planning permission to replace an extant planning permission, in order to extend the time limit for implementation. Application for replacement of associated listed building and/or conservation area consents in order to extend the time limit for implementation. Checklist 25
Application for a non-material amendment following a grant of planning permission. Checklist 26
Application for removal or variation of a condition following grant of planning permission (section 73 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990). Checklist 27
Application for approval of details reserved by condition Checklist 28
Application for hedgerow removal notice Checklist 29
High Hedge Complaint Checklist 30
Application for Agricultural, Forestry. Horticultural buildings/dwellings Appendix A
Ownership Forms and Certificates
Notice (non householder) to be served on owners(s) of land if certificate B or C is completed Notice
Notice to be served on owners(s) of the property or land if certificate B or C is completed Notice
Notice to be served on owners(s) of the property or land if certificate C or D is completed Notice
Certificate B to be completed where the applicant is not the owner of the property and/or land Certificate B
Certificate C to be completed where there are multiple owners and only some are known Certificate C
Certificate D to be completed where the owners(s) are not known Certificate D