Search for planning application information. View the current status of any application and comments / objections submitted. Post comments or objections online, or to the case officer, if the consultation period is open.
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The new system is being phased in, so the following instructions apply:
Planning applications for any area of the county, submitted from 14 February onwards, can be viewed on the County Durham planning applications page.
Planning applications submitted before this date can be viewed as follows until they are transferred to the new system.
|Area of county||Planning system link||Contact|
|Barnard Castle area||Barnard Castle area planning applications||Planning - South/West|
|Chester-le-Street area||County Durham planning applications||Planning - North|
|Consett area||County Durham planning applications||Planning - North|
|Crook area||Crook area planning applications||Planning - South/West|
|Durham City area||County Durham planning applications||Planning - Central/East|
|Easington area||County Durham planning applications||Planning - Central/East|
|Sedgefield area||Sedgefield area planning applications||Planning - South/West|
These are planning applications which have the potential to affect large areas of the county eg large housing developments, supermarket or town centre developments, renewable energy schemes, mining or quarrying proposals.
|Planning system link||Contact|
|Major development applications after 7 November 2013 - start with ref CE||County Durham planning applications||Planning - Strategic|
|Major development applications up to 7 November 2013 - start with ref CMA Strategic/countywide planning applications||Strategic/countywide planning applications||Planning - Strategic|