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Planning and Development


Our planning service is divided into two teams: Development Management and Forward Planning.

Development Management

Development Management is responsible for the processing and consideration of planning applications. This includes applications for listed buildings, protected trees and advertisements. We also have a Planning Investigation team whose role it is to investigate breaches of planning control.

View and comment on planning applications

View planning applications and submit your comments on a current application

Do I need planning permission?

Find out if you require planning permission and see advice prior to submitting an application

Apply for planning permission

Submit an application or find out the requirements and fees for an application

Planning Investigations

Report a breach of planning control

Protected Trees

Find out if a tree is protected and see advice on protected trees

Building Control

Information on Building Regulations

Street Naming and Numbering

Information on property naming/ numbering

Forward Planning

Planning Policy (Forward Planning) work to deliver planning policy, guidance and implementation projects across the borough. The team produces a range of documents containing planning policies and guidance that help manage the location and design of development in the town in order to ensure that future development in Crawley is sustainable and meets the needs of the community and the local economy.

For current information on the new Local Plan for Crawley, please visit the Crawley 2030 webpage.

Residential Street Scene and Parking Improvements the Residential Street Scene and Parking Improvement Programme includes a priority list of schemes which represent the most severe parking problems in Crawley that would benefit from increased parking provision, improved circulation/access and enhancement and protection of the street scene.

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Crawley Borough Council,
Town Hall,
The Boulevard,
West Sussex, RH10 1UZ

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Crawley Borough Council,
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The Boulevard,
West Sussex, RH10 1UZ

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