Planning applications

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Access a planning application

To access a planning application you need one of the following -

  • a reference number
  • address
  • postcode

Our online records date back to 1 January 1995. A complete set of records including those prior to 1 January 1995 can be accessed at the The Wilson Centre.

Find out more about The Wilson Centre

Check if you need planning permission

You can get confirmation of whether you need to apply for planning permission from us by filling in our planning permission enquiry form.

Email your completed form to

There is a £50 charge for this service which can be paid by telephoning 01482 300 300 to pay by credit or debit card. Alternatively cheques can be made payable to 'Hull City Council'.

Find out information about receiving pre planning application advice


Apply for planning permission

You can apply for planning permission through the Planning Portal.