How to make, search and track planning applications, plus advice and guidance on the planning process
Planning applications Find guidance on the planning applications process, download forms or apply for planning permission.
The planning portal The planning portal is the first point of call for anyone who wants to find out about the planning system in England and Wales. It is aimed at everyone, from central government and local authorities to planning professionals and the lay person.
Planning appeals The Planning Appeals Service processes and represents the Council's case in all appeals lodged against planning application refusals, enforcement notice appeals and non-determined applications within the statutory period.
Planning enforcement Planning enforcement investigates possible breaches of planning control and aims to resolve these using the most appropriate means or action. The section is responsible for enforcing control for all planning matters including minerals.
Building control Swansea building control is here to make sure that buildings are healthy, safe, sustainable and accessible for all users whether domestic, commercial or public service.
Urban design and conservation The Design and Conservation Team provides specialist Urban and Rural Design and Conservation advice relating to Listed Buildings, Ancient Monuments and Conservation Areas. The section can also provide guidance for applicants regarding sources of grant aid.
Local land charges We carry out local land searches which are part of the property conveyancing process. It allows prospective purchasers of property and mortgage lenders to find out information that we hold about a property.