Melton Borough Council

Planning and building control

Please note, that the Planning Department are extremely busy at present and there may be a delay in contacting you. We thank you for your patience at this time.

Contacting us at this time

Please see the relevant information below on how to best contact us for your enquiry. To help us deliver the best possible service at this time we kindly ask that you please ensure that all correspondence includes an application number and clear request as to what information is required.

Before you contact our department you may find it helpful to visit the Planning Portal which contains the majority of information required to assist with general enquiries.

Planning advice

If you are seeking general planning advice or questions on whether planning permission is required, please note that these will only be answered by formal request and receipt of correct fee.

To make a formal request please fill out a householder planning enquiry form, at present these are taking approximately 20 working days to respond to.

Decision Notices/ Planning Documents

If you are seeking copies of Decision Notices or other Planning Documents from 2014 onwards, these documents can be found at

Should you require information in relation to applications prior to 2014, please make a formal request for them via we will endeavour to respond to these requests within 20 working days.  Please note, we will only make available those documents which we are required to retain on our Planning Register in accordance with the relevant Acts.

Planning application

Find out about how your application will be processed

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