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Your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts will be offline

From 4pm on Friday 31 March until 5pm on Monday 3 April you will not be able to access your council tax, benefits or business rates accounts on MyGuildford. This is whilst we run our year end processes. We apologise for any inconvenience.

What information should I submit?

Fire safety and high-rise residential buildings (from 1 August 2021)

Please read the new guidance explaining the requirement for fire safety statements. This applies to any applications for proposals of 18 metres or more in height or 7 or more storeys.

Read the new fire safety and high-rise residential buildings guidance

Planning Portal - choosing your planning application

Once you know what type of application you're making, you should check what information you need to give us. This information is split into two groups:

  • National requirements

You can see all the national requirements on the Planning Portal.

  • Local requirements

To see what our local requirements are, you need to check our Local Validation List. The Local Validation List was last updated and reviewed on 7 July 2021. Some application types (such as Discharge of Conditions) do not have local requirements. 

If you want to build a new development, you'll also need to check the local drainage requirements