Planning applications forms

Application forms can be accessed to download through the Planning Portal:

Planning application fee schedule

To determine your application fee please refer to the planning application fee guide.

Important: As of the 17 January 2018, Planning Application fees have increased. For more details please visit the  Planning legislation  website.

Design protocol for urban and rural design

Domestic alterations and extensions guidelines

Local List requirements

The Local List sets out Chichester District Council's (CDC) policy on the information which must be provided in support of all planning application types within Chichester District, outside of the South Downs National Park (SDNP), for the council to determine their validity.

Please note the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA) has separate Local Requirements to CDC which are applicable within the SDNP. 

The CDC Local List includes the mandatory national requirements as specified within the Town and Country (Development Management Procedure) Order (DMPO) and additional information reasonably necessary to enable the council to determine the application.

The current CDC Local List is available to view:

Local list requirements

Recreation Disturbance of Birds in Special Protection Areas

Tree preservation & hedgerow consent applications

Tree preservation and hedgerow application forms
Application formGuidance notes

Application for hedgerow removal notice


Application for hedgerow removal notice guidance

Application for tree works


Application for tree works guidance