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Planning applications

The easiest way to submit an application is on-line, via the Planning Portal website. You can complete the application form, attach supporting documents and pay fees online, saving you the cost of printing and posting.

The Planning Portal online applications service 
To submit an online application, please visit the Planning Portal website.
planning portal logo

Certain works can be carried out without the need to apply for planning permission. This is known as permitted development.

The Planning Portal offers general advice including interactive tools and mini guides to common projects.


Advice on how to submit an application yourself can be found on the Planning Portal website.

What do I need to submit?

Information on what to submit with your application can be found on our Application validation requirements page. Please note when submitting in paper, for most cases only 1 copy of all documents will be required. For major applications we may request additional copies of plans and documents for consultees.

Application fees and fee payment

The easiest way to find the fee for an application is to use a fee calculator. The Planning Portal offers this service.

Planning Portal fee calculator

Fee payment (if applying in person or through the post)

If you choose to submit your application in person or in the post, you can pay in the following ways:

  • By debit card over the telephone by calling 01653 600666 (applications made online should quote the planning portal reference number allocated during submission)
  • By credit card over the telephone by calling 01653 600666 (applications made online should quote the planning portal reference number allocated during submission)
  • By BACS (Bankers' Automated Clearing Services) payment, please contact us for the necessary details. Please note when paying by BACS it is important that you clearly reference your payment for Planning Services
  • By cheque made payable to Ryedale District Council

Advice and other guidance

You may need to check whether you need planning permission for your project. Further information is available on the Do I need planning permission page.

Formal pre-application advice - if you know you need planning permission, further information is available on the Pre-application advice page.

The majority of application forms and help are also available on the Planning application forms and help page.

Building regulations

As well as planning permission you may require building regulations for your development. Contact the North Yorkshire Building Control Partnership for further advice.

Planning Aid England

Planning Aid England offer free, independent professional planning advice and support to individuals and communities. They believe everyone should have the opportunity to get involved in planning their local area, and provide people with the knowledge and tools to achieve this.


Please see our Planning Application Fees (PDF) for an indication of costs.

To make a payment for a planning application fee please contact the Customer Services (Place) team on 01653 600666 between 9am and 4.30pm to make a telephone payment.

Fees required for discharge of conditions

A fee will be required for all requests for approval of details to discharge conditions attached to planning permissions and requests for confirmation that conditions have been complied with, regardless of when permission was granted.

Requests to discharge conditions should be made on the standard form Application for approval of details reserved by condition


The Planning Department is situated at the council offices at Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7HH tel: 01653 600666

Submit an enquiry form.

The Council's opening hours are: 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.



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Ryedale District Council
Ryedale House
Old Malton Road
Malton, North Yorkshire
YO17 7HH

Email: Contact the Council

Phone: 01653 600666

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