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We are responsible for planning permission for new and existing properties that are within the New Forest district.

Prior to building a new property or making changes to an existing property, you must apply to us for planning permission. We also provide guidance for householders.

We have an interactive map available where you can view information relating to your property including Planning Constraints.

View or comment on a planning application

Find planning applications, follow their progress and submit comments.

Pre-application planning advice

Find out about what you need to know before you make a planning application.

Land Charges

Request a local Land Charge search when buying or selling property or land.

Contact the planning team

Contact the relevant planning officer for your area of the New Forest.

Call for Sites

The Call for Sites is an opportunity for landowners, development interests and communities to suggest possible sites that may be suitable for development or that could be used more productively or beneficially

Beechwood Way

Information on works to the boardwalk at Beachwood Way, Dibden Purleiu

Former Lymington Police Station Appeal

Details of the Public Inquiry regarding the decision to refuse to grant planning permission for application 20/10938.

A vision for the waterside

establishing a commonly shared and endorsed vision for the regeneration and economic potential of the Waterside area

Planning for Climate Change

We are inviting comments on the draft Climate Change Supplementary Planning Document (SPD).

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