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 Tyne and Wear validation checkllist [20.2KB] along with 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.
Find out what the planning fees will be using the Planning Portal calculator.There is no fee for an application for prior notifications for larger home extension.
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 Portaland post them to:
If sending a postal application you must include the correct fee.
Credit and debit card call Development Management 0191 433 3150
|Reception payment opening times:|
Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.30pm
Friday 8.45am to 4pm
|Cheque, cash or card at Communities and Environment Reception, Second Floor, Civic Centre, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.|
Cheque payable to 'Gateshead Council', please put the site address on the back and post to:
0191 433 3150