Public Access Video Tutorials

Search for applications and information

There are 5 different search options on the Public Access Portal; simple, advanced, weekly/monthly lists, property and by map.

Follow these steps to search for a property application or enforcement:

  • select planning or building control from the drop down list
  • select simple or advanced searches

    Simple search
  • select applications, appeals or enforcements
  • in the 'Status' drop down, select 'current', 'decided' or 'all' 
  • enter the post code, road, application reference number or first line of the address in the search field
  • select the specific case or application from the results list

    Advanced search
  • input the information you have in the relevant search fields
  • select the specific case or application from the results list or you can see results on a large map by clicking the 'Show results on a large map' link on the right side of the page

Viewing further details

  • once you have selected a case or application from the search results list you can view further information
  • click on the 'Summary', 'Further information', 'Contacts' or 'Important dates' tabs to see more about the case or application
  • you can also click the 'Comments', 'Constraints', 'Documents' and 'Related cases' tabs for more information
  • if you want to view the application on the map, click on the 'Map' tab

Viewing Weekly and Monthly lists

  • go to the 'Search' menu 
  • select 'Weekly/Monthly Lists' and then select from the weekly or monthly tabs
  • select the Ward from the drop down list
  • select the Week beginning from the drop down list
  • then select either 'validated in this week' or 'decided in this week'
  • you can now select from the list of results or from the map (right of the resuklts list)

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