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Planning and building control documents

Please contact us if you would like to request the documents, publications and research services below. We will respond to your request for documents and research within 10 working days.

Payment can be made by debit/credit card over the telephone or in person at our main reception. Please note if you wish to make a payment using a credit card, a commission charge of 1.8% is also payable. This amount will be added to your transaction. Cheques can be made payable to Guildford Borough Council.

If the document or publication you require is not available on the website then photocopying charges apply.

Photocopying charges

  • Black and white A4 - 30p
  • Black and white A3 - 30p
  • Colour A4 - 50p
  • Colour A3 - 50p

Decision notices

  • Planning decision (TP3) (post 2005 on website) - hard copy £18
  • Planning appeal decision (post 2005 on website) - hard copy £18
  • Building control completion certificate pre 2001 - hard copy £18
  • Building control completion letter pre 1991 - hard copy £18
  • Copy of building control approval or rejection notice - photocopy charge only
  • Copy of building control completion certificate/letter post 2001 - photocopy charge only
  • Tree Preservation Orders (TPOs) - (if available on the website) - hard copy £18
  • Planning Section 106 agreements - (if available on the website) - hard copy £18
  • Article 4 Directions - photocopy charge only
  • Breach of condition notices - photocopy charge only
  • Discontinuance orders - photocopy charge only
  • Enforcement notices - photocopy charge only
  • Copies of plans - A1, A2, A0 £11

Borough wide planning guidance (includes Supplementary Planning Guidance and Supplementary Planning Documents)

* Document is currently being updated.

Site specific planning guidance (includes Supplementary Planning Guidance and Supplementary Planning Documents).

The documents above need to be read in conjunction with the National Planning Policy Framework published on 27 March 2012.

Monitoring

Supply of information to organisations for example research

  • General enquiries (one off charge) £65