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Apply for householder planning permission

To find out if you need householder planning permission and get advice before you apply use our pre- application advice service. We advise you do this to help ensure your application is complete and accurate first time.  

Prior to submitting a formal planning application please first ensure you have read and checked the Icon for pdf Tyne and Wear validation checkllist [20.2KB] along with Icon for pdf Tyne and Wear Validation List [930.43KB] as to the plans and information required.

Apply for planning permission

If you are ready to apply, use the Planning Portal. This option can save on time, printing and postal costs. 

You will be asked what type of permission you are applying for at step two.

Apply for planning permission

Find out what the planning fees will be using the Planning Portal calculator. 

Details of how to pay are listed on the Planning Portal.

If you would prefer to apply by post you can print the relevant forms from the Planning Portal and post them to:

Development Management
Civic Centre
Regent Street 
Gateshead Council
NE8 1HH

If sending a postal application you must include the correct fee.

How to pay
We are currently working remotely. The easiest and quickest payment method is a BACS transfer, email enquiriesdevcon@gateshead.gov.uk for the bank details. 

We can still accept payment by cheque, but due to the limited access to the civic centre this may delay your application. Make the cheque payable to 'Gateshead Council', please put the site address on the back and post to: 

Development Management
Civic Centre
Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH

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