Planning Applications


All planning applications received by Winchester City Council are entered into the Public Access system.

From 7th April 2014 Winchester City Council will be charging Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) on certain types of development. To find out if your development will be liable to pay CIL please click here.

Find out more about the 1APP system for submitting applications and all the information you need to help make your application.

Planning application fees

Please note that from 2nd September 2013, all cheques for applications submitted in either the delegated or recovered areas of the South Downs National Park Authority must be made payable to SDNPA.
The cheque should accompany your application and be sent directly to your local planning authority if it is in the delegated service area, or direct to the SDNPA if it is in a recovered service area.

Please note that in July 2014 the Government announced a national increase in planning application fees which came into effect on 31 July 2014.

Here is an extracted summary of the new fees for various development types

The full legislation (including fee schedules in Appendices 1 and 2) - The Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) Regulations 2014 

On Monday 7 April the Department for Communities and Local Government introduced 3 new prior approval application forms and a certificate of lawfulness of proposed works to a listed building.

Prior Approval of proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a State-Funded School* or Registered Nursery

Prior Approval of proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse (Use Class C3)

Prior Approval of proposed Change of Use of a building from a Retail Use (Use Class A1 or A2) or a Mixed Retail and Residential Use to a use falling within Use Class C3 (Dwellinghouse)

Certificate of Lawfulness of Proposed Works to a Listed Building