View planning applications and decisions

Finding planning applications

You can search for a planning application by address (including ward or parish), date, reference number, keyword, application type, status and decision. See our user guide (PDF, 952KB) for further information.

Application tracking and notification

You can save your application search, track progress of planning applications and receive notifications by email. To do this, you must first register online.

Lancaster City Council Privacy Statement (Planning)

As the Local Planning Authority, Lancaster City Council collects, processes and stores personal information about you in order to administer and assess planning applications, and to fulfil certain legal obligations with respect to planning. To find out more about how we process your data please refer to the council’s Privacy Policy for Planning.

Decision notices

For decision notices from 1992, search for an application using the application reference number then follow the links to 'associated documents'.

Browser support

To access our planning applications system you must use a currently supported web browser. If you cannot connect, please update your browser to its most recent version.


Last updated: 09 December 2020