Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected from October 1st 2019

From 1st October 2019 your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

Search and comment on a planning application or view a decision


You can view and comment on applications online 24 hours a day, seven days a week using planning online. 

Please note: Whilst all submissions received are listed, the documents available to view online do not always include their full content due to legal and regulatory restrictions. Should you wish to view the entire content of documents, please make an appointment to attend the offices by emailing  Appointments to view planning applications can be made between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday, by giving a minimum of 2 clear working days notice. The whole application file will consist of electronic and paper documents, redacted as required by regulation for sensitive information, and cannot be removed from the offices.

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If you submit your comments online, you will be timed out after 20 minutes of non-activity and will lose your text. If you are submitting a lengthy comment, we would suggest that you type your comment into a word document and then copy and paste it into the comment box in the online form.

It may take longer to download and view certain documents. This depends on your internet speed and the size of the document in question. To view the PDF documents your device will have be PDF enabled. 

How to search for a planning application 


 How to use the advanced search option