The function of the Planning Department is to plan and manage development within the county.  The responsibilities of Development Management Section include the processing of planning applications, provision of planning advice and enforcement of illegal or unauthorised development.

The responsibilities of forward planning include reviewing and preparing the County and Town Development Plans, Local Area Plans, Policies and Guidance Documents, and planning for infrastructure and economic and environmental development of the County and its towns.

Planning Search (ePlan)Interactive Mapping Planning Enquiry System
Online Planning ToolsDevelopment Plan 2019-2025
Planning NoticesPlanning News
Public Realm and Economic PlansForms and Downloads
Built HeritageDevelopment Plan 2013 – 2019
Transboundary Application- A5 Western Transport Corridor Environmental ConsultationNotice: Material Amendments To The Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy (RSES)