Apply for planning permission

How to submit a mineral, waste and county council development planning application to Suffolk County Council and the information you need to provide.

We only manage planning applications related to:

  • minerals
  • waste
  • county council developments such as schools or fire stations

For other planning applications contact your local district or borough council:

Please see a map of the area to locate your District Council.

How to submit an application

You can submit your application online:

You can also download a:

Please read our guidance notes before first.

Before you submit your application 

Read our planning and development advice to help make sure that your planning application meets the requirements for approval.

Some applications may need to be determined by the Development and Regulation Committee.

Pay for a planning application

Please see the new Planning Application Fees as from 17 January 2018

You can pay for a planning application quickly and easily online.

Validation checklist

We'll check your application contains the correct information.

You must provide all of the information published in: 

More information

Email for further information or advice.

Telephone: 01473 265066

Our postal address is:

Suffolk County Council Planning Section,
Strategic Development,
5th Floor - Endeavour House,
8 Russell Road,
Ipswich. IP1 2BX