Planning Portal

Planning Portal

Mid Sussex District Council have  teamed up with the Planning Portal to enable you to make your Planning Application online.

The Planning Portal also contains information and guidance on whether planning permission is needed, and a step-by-step guide on how to apply for planning permission.  It also provides access to regulations and guidance notes for application and appeal procedures, as well as links to policy guidance, circulars and other useful planning resources.

Make a Planning Application Online

To submit a planning application to Mid Sussex District Council, click on the link below and follow the step-by-step instructions. You will be required to fill in the necessary details, and there is also an option for attaching plans, drawings and photographs. Once complete, your application will be sent to the Planning Department.

Information to assist your Application

Is Planning Permission required?

It may be useful to speak to a Planning Officer before submitting your application. For advice from Mid Sussex District Council on when you need to apply for planning permission, how to make an application and how it is processed, please see our Making Planning Applications page.

For general advice regarding the planning application process and guidance on whether permission is required, this information is provided on the Planning Portal - Planning Permission page 

Making an Appeal

Guidance on how to make an appeal online via the Planning Portal can be viewed at the Planning Portal - Making an Appeal Online page

Online Planning Register

Details of planning applications submitted to the council can be viewed using our Online Planning Register. Here you can see information related to current and historical planning applications, search the weekly list or look at documents.

Online Planning Register

Building Regulations

The Planning Portal - Building Regulations page provides guidance on building regulations and how they apply. Or to view information on Mid Sussex District Council's Building Control team page.

Mid Sussex Adopted Local Plan / Local Development Framework

The Adopted development plan for Mid Sussex is the Mid Sussex Local Plan (Adopted May 2004). For more information and to view the plan, please use the following link

View the Local Plan Online

The Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 requires that local authorities prepare a Local Development Framework (LDF) to replace saved Local Plans. For more information on the status and progress with the LDF, please follow the link below:

Local Development Framework