Dudley Council holds records relating to planning applications dating back to 1948, and building control records relating to 1974. Information is however stored in a variety of different mediums depending on the age of the applications.
We are in the process of electronically scanning the archive applications, however this is likely to be achieved over a number of years. The following page is therefore a guide to the sources of information, and how to access them.
Detailed records are available on computer for planning and building control applications from 1991 to the present day. These can be viewed online for from our Online Planning and Building Control page, which enables you to search for both Planning and Building Control Applications. You can additionally access Weekly Planning Lists.
Please note that related documents/plans for planning applications are only available electronically with applications registered from 1st December 2005.
Summary information relating to planning applications is available online in an interactive map format for applications relating to 1948 to the present day. This facility provides the following information:
Type of application
Paper records can be inspected. You will need to book an appointment via the contact details at the bottom of the page The following records are available in paper format:
- At present our paper documents are being converted to electronic records so are unavailable for public view - we apologise for the inconvenience
Why not use our online planning search to see if the documents are available online?
Planning and Building control applications are stored on microfilm held at 3 St James's Road. These cover:
If you need to inspect any of these applications please use the contact details below to arrange an appointment.