General planning advice

Find information about planning permission if you're building an extension, loft conversion, or other small development projects in Watford. 

You can find all the advice and support on the planning portal website.

Go to the Planning Portal website

Answers to common planning questions

Find information about the following projects on the Planning Portal website:

Look at an online interactive house to see what development needs permission

You'll also find information about developing new and existing property by downloading the Watford Borough Council residential design guide (PDF 5.17MB)

Find information about making changes to a listed building or a house in conservation area on Historic England's website.