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View planning applications and decisions

How to search planning applications and decisions

You can search for a planning application using any of the following:

  • address (including ward or parish)
  • date
  • reference number
  • keyword, application type
  • status and decision

See our full user guide  for further details on searching for planning applications.

Please note:

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

Register for planning application tracking and notifications

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.


Last updated: 14 March 2024

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