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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Arrangements for Planning and Building Control Service

In light of recent government advice about COVID-19 we have had to make some changes to the Planning and Buildings Control service. Some of these may affect you and any applications currently being considered.

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Search for and comment on planning applications.
Find out what happens to your planning application and how long it could take.
Find out if you need planning permission to do work to your house, and the process if you do.
Get pre-application advice and apply for planning permission for new developments, alterations to existing properties, and other developments.
Check the regulations for hedges, find out which trees are protected and how to apply for a Tree Preservation Order.
We provide expert and meaningful support in order to assist developers through the planning process and deliver development and construction projects in Gateshead.

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