If you are unsure about the planning process, whether your proposals are likely to be acceptable, or whether you need planning permission please complete and submit the enquiry form .
Our response will be based on the level and quality of information provided. As part of the enquiry form you will be asked to submit sketch drawings with written dimensions and photographs. Once received a Planning Officer will either respond in writing or call you to discuss the best way forward.
Planning guidance is available online from the Planning Portal which provides advice on when you do not require planning permission.
Listed Buildings and Houses in Conservation Areas
Planning controls are more restrictive in Conservation Areas and for Listed Buildings. In most cases you will have to apply for planning permission and/ or Listed Building Consent. For further advice, please complete the enquiry form above.
See further information on conservation areas and listed buildings in Crawley.
Dropped kerbs and crossovers:
To find out if you need planning permission for a dropped kerb or crossover, please call the Planning Office on 01293 438512.
You will always need a licence from West Sussex County Council for all types of cross-over or dropped kerbs, even if planning permission is not needed. They are the local highway authority and will consider highway safety, driveway design and explain any contractual issues. You can contact West Sussex County Council on 01243 777100 or find out more on their website .
The Planning Portal has information for businesses under their Common Projects section:
tel: (01293) 438512
fax: (01293) 438495
email: click to contact us
Crawley Borough Council,
West Sussex, RH10 1UZ