Planning Portal

Should you wish to submit a planning application, we recommend you submit it using the Planning Portal and make the fee through the planning portal too.


Alternatively, you can submit an application by e-mailing us the following information:

1) Application form;

2) Any other plans or documentation outlined in the National and Local Requirements for Planning Applications (July 2013) (Word Document, 1.71 Mb) appropriate to your development;

Please note we are unable to accept plans larger than A3 sent by post or handed in at our Customer Service Centre. 


3) Application fees - to ascertain the fee use the planning portal

Details of the fees are also available here - Fees 06.12.23 (PDF Document, 0.11 Mb)

Planning application fees increased on 6 December 2023.

The provision for a ‘free go’ on application resubmissions has now been removed, but individual applications that were already eligible for a free resubmission prior to the change (i.e. before 6 December 2023) will remain so.

If you are submitting an application to us by email, please can you also make the planning application fee by BACS using the following details:-

Sort code: 30-94-97

Account number: 00371029

Acc Name: North West Leicestershire District Council

Bank: Lloyds Bank

Description: DC[insert site address]

4) Once the fee has been paid, please submit your application to us by emailing and confirm that the fee has been paid by BACS.

If you are unable to make payment by BACS please call 01530 454665 and a member of our Planning Support Team will be able to take a card payment. If you call at a time when we are busy and you get through to our voicemail, please leave a message to say you wish to pay a planning fee and also leave your name, the address of the proposed planning application and your phone number, and we will call you back.

You can also pay the fee using the self-serve machines at our Customer Service Centre in Belvoir Road in Coalville or by calling Customer Services on 01530 454545.

Last updated: Fri 21 June, 2024 @ 09:36