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Waverley planning maps

You can use Waverley planning maps to see planning information for properties in Waverley.  The system is updated every 24 hours and includes:

  • recent planning applications
  • general planning constraints
  • conservation areas
  • listed buildings

Waverley Planning maps are intended for general guidance only. They only show commonly requested planning constraints. Please see the definitions of headings on Waverley Planning maps for further details.

Below are definitions of the categories used in Waverley's Planning maps.

Planning Application 2011 onwards

All new applications submitted with links to the online planning register. If the application is still undetermined, you will be able to submit any comments through the online "comment" button.

Planning Application 2005-2010

Applications made between 2005-2010 with links to the online planning register where you can view decisions and relevant documents.

Planning Applications 2000-2004

Applications made between 2000-2004 with links to the online planning register where you can view decisions and relevant documents.

General Constraints

Article 4 Directions

Removal of certain Permitted Development rights. You can order copies of Article 4 Directions from our Land charges team.

Conservation Area

An area of special architectural interest, the character or appearance of which is desirable to preserve or enhance.

Legal Agreement

Where a development or land owner has entered into a legal agreement relating to a Planning Permission. You can order copies of Legal Agreements from our Land charges team.



Conservation of wetland habitats and associated wildlife.


Special Area of Conservation.


Sites of Nature Conservation Importance identified by the Local Authority.


Areas which have been identified as being of international importance for the breeding, feeding, wintering or the migration of rare and vulnerable species of birds.


Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Local Plan Policies

Area specific Local Plan policies.

Historic environment

Archaeological Feature

A feature that may hold evidence of past human activity worthy of investigation.

Listed Buildings

Buildings of special architectural or historical interest.

Buildings of Local Merit

Buildings that have been identified as a local asset.

Ancient Woodland

Generally understood to be an area continuously wooded since at least 1600.

TPO - Tree Preservation Order

Order identifying specific tree or group of trees as being of high amenity value which cannot be felled or pruned without consent of the Local Planning Authority.

Other constraints


Areas (mostly rural) within which display of advertisements is more stringently controlled.


Air Quality Management Area

Potentially Contaminated Land

Due to history of the site or other local knowledge elevated levels of contaminants are suspected.

The planning records will have varying levels of detail dependent on the information available.  If you are in any doubt about the information contained against an application you should contact Planning Enquiries for further advice.

While we take great care to ensure that the information provided on this site is accurate, we cannot accept any liability or responsibility should you rely on the information provided and ultimately find it to have been incorrect.

If you have any reason to suspect that the information is incorrect, or you have found a failed link please email so that the we can investigate.

Unless otherwise stated, the design and layout and all the material published on this web site are the copyright of Waverley Borough Council.

Plans, drawings and material submitted to the Council as part of a planning application are protected by the Copyright Acts (Section 47, 1988 Act). You may only open or print material for consultation purposes. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner.

You may make copies of the decision notice provided the copies are not altered in any way.

If you are in any doubt over use of the material supplied on these pages please contact us prior to using the material.



Tel: 01483 523583

How to search

To search for an address, type a postcode or house number into the 'Postcode/house number' search box which is located below the 'Address Search' panel and then click on the 'Go' button.

Search for a planning application

To search for a planning application, expand the ‘Search For’ panel and then select the appropriate year from the dropdown list and enter the application reference in the ‘Search Ref No’ box and click the Go button. Click the + sign to view individual planning constraints under each category in the ‘Show Map Categories panel’.

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Find address and postcode - not working

The find address or postcode function is not working on the planning maps.  We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. We are testing a new version of our planning maps and aim to have this live by mid December 2021.

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