Search for a planning application 

Find planning information on a property in Wychavon using My Local Area

1 January 1974 to present

You can view the planning history of your property from 1974 to the present, using our online My Local Area property search.

If you require a history search by the planning department, then a £22.05 fee would need to be paid.

1 July 1948 to present

If a history search is needed to cover 1948 to date, then a £44.00 fee would be required.


  • Payment can be made by telephoning 01386 565565

  • Please complete the planning history search form and upload a plan clearly identifying the property or site.

  • Alternatively, please email your request to or by post to
    Housing & Planning Services,
    Wychavon District Council,
    Civic Centre,
    Queen Elizabeth Drive,
    Worcs. WR10 1PT

    For further information or documentation on historical planning applications, please email your request, including the planning reference number and the information you require to - We aim to provide a full response to these enquires with 5 working days.

Personal data

All personal data held is processed in accordance with data protection law. For further information please see our privacy notice on our website.

All information disclosed on the file on our website regarding an application is open to public inspection.

For security purposes, the intention is that all signatures, e-mail addresses and telephone contact details will be withheld from publication on our website. However, these may still be open to inspection by personal visitors at our offices. We do not accept anonymous representations.  As a minimum all representations should contain the home address.

Public posts

Any comments/ objections posted directly to our website will include all the information which you provide (including personal contact details such as signatures, email address and telephone contact details). If you do not wish these personal contact details to appear on our website, please do not include them in your online comments and alternatively make your comments on an attachment to an email.

All comments made automatically appear on our website. Make sure that your comments are relevant and not defamatory or offensive, because you remain personally and legally responsible for them. If you are submitting photographs please ensure they do not contain personal information such as car number plates and that are relevant to the proposed development under consideration. We reserve the right to remove from this website the entirety of any comment which contains any words which contains any words which are or may be defamatory or offensive.

Please note: Comments you make will not be replied to.

How To Comment Online

  1. First you need to find the application you wish to make comments on. If you know the
    application reference number you can go straight to the details of the application by doing an
    application number search.

  2. If you don't know the application reference number, there are many ways you can search the
    system for applications.

  3. Once you have got to the details of a planning application, click onto the blue planning
    reference number, and you will see in blue at the top of the page 'Comment on this application'
    - follow this link to send your comments to us.  Please note we are unable to accept representations
    that are sent via an IPad but we currently looking at resolving.

  4. If the statutory period for consultation (21 days) has expired, you may still comment on the
    application (as above) or in writing to Wychavon District Council. You should note however,
    that the application may be determined at any time after the 21 day period has expired and there
    is no guarantee that late submissions can be taken into account. Please quote the application
    number in any correspondence.

  5. If you would prefer not to send us your comments on a planning application online, you can
    either email or post them to us - our contact details are at the foot of this page. Remember
    to include the planning application reference number.

  6. Remember that any comments you send, whether they are sent online or by email or post,
    will be published on this website for everyone to see, and we reserve the right to remove from
    this website the entirety of any comment which contains any words which are or may be
    defamatory or offensive.

  7. Please note any comments received relating to this application we will try and ensure all
    comments are reported, where relevant, to the Council's Planning Committee. However,
    any submissions received after 12.00 noon on the day before Planning Committee will
    not be included on the Planning Committee update sheet. Also it may not be possible to
    report to the Planning Committee comments, letters or emails received on the day of the
    Committee meeting. We therefore strongly recommend against the submission of
    comments or documents close to the start of Planning Committee meeting.

Identity theft

If you are worried about your contact details and signature appearing on our website, do the following when you
comment on planning applications:

  1. Print your name instead of adding your signature to any documents, and initial the printed

  2. Send e-mailed comments as an attachment, so that only the attachment can be published
    (and not your email address).

  3. Do not include your telephone number if you do not want people to know it.

    Please note: any hard or soft landscaping shown on planning applications may not be part of the application, therefore landscaping may not be approved as shown.  Plans can be amended at any time prior to approval.  If unsure please ask.

How To Comment In Writing

Comments can be submitted in writing (noting the planning application reference) to our planning department at the Civic Centre.

Planning Services
Wychavon District Council
Civic Centre
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Worcs. WR10 1PT

Comments in writing will be scanned and made accessible on our website. To eliminate fraud you may wish to print your name rather than use your signature

Please note: Comments you make will not be replied to.

Read the notification Code of Practice, which outlines what the we will carry out as part of the process of dealing with applications for planning permission, listed building consent, approval of reserved matters, amendments to conditions, hazardous substances consent, certificates of lawfulness, advertisement consent and works to trees subject to Tree Preservation Order.

For a step by step guide of how the planning application process flows once you have submitted your application – view the planning application process guide.

The Decision

Planning applications can be approved (with or without conditions) or refused.  Reasons will be given for the decision, and if applicable, for any conditions that are attached. 

You (or your agent) will be told by email or by post of the decision.  A copy of the decision will also be held under the planning application reference.

Who will make the decision ?

Scheme of Delegation

Householder and minor applications are normally dealt with by the Head of Housing and Planning Services and the planning officers under a scheme of delegated authority.

Applications for major development proposals are decided by the Council's Planning Committee.  Applications for minor development may also be called to the  Committee at the request of the Local ward Councillor or Head of Planning Services.

To view any decisions, search under the planning reference number or the address to view the decision notice. (please note if searching by address, you must changed the date range as well).

Once a decision has been made the agent for the applicant (or the applicant where no agent used) will be emailed or posted the decision notice.

If you are an applicant and you have not received confirmation of a decision you should initially contact your appointed agent.

If you are an agent (or applicant without an appointed agent) and have not received a decision notice and the decision has been made, please contact the planning officer who had dealt with the application.

Please note:  Following your planning approval - you may now need Building Regulations.  Please contact South Worcestershire Building Control for further guidance.  Tel: 01684 862223 (Mon-Fri 9-5) or email: