Richmondshire District Council

Useful guides

You might find these documents on different aspects of the planning system useful:

Conservation design guides

Conservation area design guides for:

Planning Portal

The Planning Portal has lots of information covering a wide range of common household projects. The guidance covers planning permission and building regulations rules.

Pre-application advice

We are currently unable to offer a pre-application advice service.

General planning queries

Please note that from 13 September 2021 changes have been made to our planning service. This means that the duty service will now be restricted to cover emergency cases and the pre-application service, with the general enquiries service being suspended. For details visit our contact with planning officers page.

For emergency planning queries, including Tree Preservation Orders and listed buildings, please complete our online planning enquiries form.

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