Planning Development

Application search, view and comment

You can search and view applications made since February 2004 online through our planning register. Through the register you will also be able to see any appeals and tree works applications.

You can also comment on current applications through the planning register. We always recommend that you make comments online but written comments can be submitted to or sent to the planning office.

If you would like to comment on a current application, please read our document on making effective comments.

You may also find the following guides useful:

Press list

The list shows the applications that are advertised in the local press and start their public consultation period on that date. The links below show the most recent press list, along with the three previous lists:

BT Payphone Removal Consultation

The Council is consulting the local community on a proposal by BT to remove 15 public call boxes at various locations across the Island. Details of the public call boxes affected can be viewed here.


Guidance on the relevant factors that will be taken into account on whether Public Call Boxes will be removed can be found at the following web address/link:


Any comments you may have can be sent by email to by 25 June 2021. Comments received after this date, may not be considered.


At this time comments are encouraged to be made by email. However, if this is not possible, comments can be sent to the following address: 

Planning Services

Council Offices, Seaclose

Fairlee Road


Isle of Wight

PO30 2QS

Historic planning information

Some historic planning permissions and information are not available digitally due to their age. You can use the historic reference planning map to find reference numbers for planning applications between 1947 and 2004. Once you've identified the applications you want to view please contact us so we can arrange for the files to be made available.