Making a planning application
- Check if you need permission
- How to apply
- Information you will need to support your application
- Help and further information
Please check our planning advice pages to see what type of planning permission or consent you need before you apply:
Other types of consent
You may need a different type of consent, such as listed building or advertising consent.
The Planning Portal website has guidance on the different types of consent you might need.
See the Planning Portal: Consent types.
The easiest way to apply is through the Planning Portal website:
If you need help with using this service, contact the Planning Portal.
Other ways to apply
If you can't apply online, you can download printable forms from the Planning Portal website:
- Planning Portal: Download printable application forms
- Planning Portal: Planning application forms for other consent types
Please email your completed electronic documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
How much you will pay
See the Planning Portal fee calculator.
You must pay for your application before we can assess it.
How to pay
If you are applying through the Planning Portal
You will be able to pay when you submit your application.
If you are applying directly to the Council
You can pay by calling the Planning Team on 0191 424 7421 and asking to make a payment.
Our lines are open 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 8.30am to 4.30pm on Friday.
You will need:
- Your credit / debit card
- The site address on your planning application
- The amount you need to pay
General advice about the information you need to provide can be found on the Planning Portal website.
Specific advice for applications submitted in South Tyneside can be found in the Tyneside validation checklist.
Please read this guidance carefully. Your application will be delayed if you do not provide all of the information needed.
Contact the Planning Team:
Phone: 0191 424 7421