How to apply
You can apply online for planning permission and other consents under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, using The Planning Portal. This service enables you to fill in and submit electronic forms, attach electronic drawings, documents and a site location plan (in pdf format), and to pay the application fee electronically.
The Planning Portal service will advise on the required fee, which can be paid online.
Alternatively, you can make a paper application. You will need to submit:
- four copies of completed and signed application forms which can be downloaded or collected from the Planning Reception at Barnet House
- four copies of drawings and plans drawn to scale
- four copies of a Design and Access Statement (if required)
- one copy of a Sustainability Checklist for minor and householder applications
- a fee is payable depending on the type of application. Planning application fees will increase on 22 November 2012. The Planning Portal has a Fees calculator. The Planning Portal application fees schedule will be updated on 22nd November 2012.
How to pay
To pay by credit or debit card, please call 020 8359 4615, quoting the application site address and, if applicable, the Planning Portal reference number. Please note that payments by American Express are not accepted.
Alternatively, cheques should be made payable to 'London Borough of Barnet': please include the application site address and Planning Portal reference number, if applicable, on the back of the cheque. Lastly, cash payments can be made at the Barnet House Planning Reception at 1255 High Road, Whetstone, London N20 0EJ.
National and Local Requirements
Barnet's national and local requirements give more information about planning application requirements.
Special considerations apply to developments in conservation areas or affecting listed buildings.
Community Infrastructure Levy
The Community Infrastructure Levy is a new planning charge, introduced by the Planning Act 2008. It came into force on 6 April 2010 through the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010. Development may be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). If you think your application may be liable to a charge then you may need to download and submit the following form with your application.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL): determining whether a development may be CIL liable