Planning advice for residents

If you are thinking of building an extension, a new home or even a change of building use then you may need planning consent

Our Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon Design of Residential Extensions and New Residential Development [2Mb] explains the design principles we look at when making decisions on proposed extensions to residential property and new residential development.


The pdf icon Core Strategy and Policies Development Plan Document [987kb] sets out the planning policies we consider when making a planning decision.


View, comment or object to planning applications provides information on how you can look up planning applications on our website and send us your comments.


My Alerts - sign up to 'My Alerts' via My Spelthorne and you will be notified by email on planning applications, building control applications, etc in your local area - including when a decision is made on a particular application.


Planning FAQs


The Planning publications list identifies all the planning documents we publish and can be viewed on this website.