If you are thinking of building an extension, a new home or even a change of building use then you may need planning consent.

Our Supplementary Planning Document Icon for pdf Design of Residential Extensions and New Residential Development [1.74MB] explains the design principles we look at when making decisions on proposed extensions to residential property and new residential development.

The Icon for pdf Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document [1.13MB] sets out the planning policies we consider when making a planning decision.

View, comment or object to planning applications provides information on how you can look up planning applications on our website and send us your comments.

My Alerts - sign up to 'My Alerts' via My Spelthorne and you will be notified by email on planning applications, building control applications, etc in your local area - including when a decision is made on a particular application.

Planning Frequently Asked Questions

The Planning publications list identifies all the planning documents we publish and can be viewed on this website.