Planning for Business

Planning for Commercial and Business

Planning permission may be required for a wide variety of development, whether it be new building works or changes in the use of land or buildings.

Pre-application advice

The Council provides a comprehensive pre-application advice service for business.

Development Control

Development Control deals with processing planning applications in Trafford, taking into account borough policies and briefs, expert advice, government guidance and the individual merits of each scheme, in order to control development in the public interest.

Application forms

We would prefer that you apply for planning permission online via the Planning Portal. Documents and plans can be submitted electronically and you can pay via credit/debit card

Guidance and Policies

Details of future development in the Borough, along with advice, plans and policies.