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Planning Service Update- COVID19

Please see here for the latest information regarding the council's planning service in light of the current COVID19 crisis.

Please note that this a rapidly changing situation and so this advice may be updated over the coming days and weeks.


Please note that following regulations made by Parliament on 20th December 2017, there will be an increase in planning fees of 20% from 17th January 2018.  The regulations also introduce some new fee categories.

All applications with a valid date of 17th January 2018 or after will be subject to the new fees.  Where an application is currently invalid, please ensure the required information is submitted promptly to avoid the additional charge.

Full details are in SI 2017 No. 1314

View planning applications

The Borough Council of Wellingborough is a local planning authority which is responsible for the determination of planning applications.

Responses received from the general public about planning applications will be posted on the website for viewing.

View planning applications

Planning permission

Find out if you need planning permission for your development work, how to apply and what the process is.

Planning permission information and applications

Conservation, landscape and listed buildings

Find out about listed building planning applications, existing conservation areas within the borough, and if a tree is protected by a preservation order.

Conservation, landscape and listed buildings

Planning policy

The council is responsible for the creation of local planning policies. This includes information on the policies and guidance that we use to determine planning applications, including the Local Development Plan and Local Development Framework.

Planning policy

Key Development Sites

For information and details regarding the two largest new developments currently proposed in the borough see below links. 

Wellingborough East (Stanton Cross)

Wellingborough North (Glenvale Park)

Information on Planning

Sub-categories of Planning