Mole Valley District Council (MVDC) is able to provide advice and guidance to help you to determine if planning permission is required for a development or a change of use, whether you are a homeowner, a business or a farmer.
The council's website contains a number of links providing information and good practice documents. These include an overview of the planning process in England, along with planning guides for advertisers, businesses and farmers. If you are considering changes to your house, follow the link to 'Do I need Planning Permission?', where answers to common questions can be found.
The council's adopted Design Guidance for House Extensions and Shop Front Design Guide are also available as downloads on this page.
If you are unable to find the answer to your question, or have any doubts about whether Planning Permission is required, MVDC offer a pre-application advice service. Details can be found via the 'Pre-Application Advice' link.
If you are unsure about whether you need to apply for planning permission, please contact MVDC before carrying out any work.
Call 01306 885001, or email email@example.com Please include a full postal address of the property and as much relevant information regarding your proposals as possible.
Mole Valley District Council is unable to assist in boundary, rights of way, rights of access or land ownership issues.
In England and Wales, the Land Registry registers title to land, and record dealings (e.g. sales and mortgages) with registered land. The Land Registry contact details for the Mole Valley District are:
Land Registry Durham Office
Appointments/enquiries: 0844 892 1111
Tel: 0300 006 0010 (Enquiries cannot be taken on this number)
Fax: 0300 006 0030
For general enquiries use Report it, Apply for it or Contact us.
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