Online Planning Application Register:  view and comment on applications

View and comment on planning applications


  • search for a planning application if you have the reference number e.g. 15/9876M

It is currently taking 4 working days to validate and register new planning applications from receipt of the documentation. Applications start on the date the valid documents and payment are received.

To comment on, support or object to an application, find the application then follow the 'Comment on this application' link on the relevant planning application page. You can see other comments that have been made on that planning application. Our guide to commenting on planning applications has information on what can be included.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Comments on applications are put onto the Council’s website and are open to public scrutiny.  Any comments that include matters of a personal or offensive nature will be removed and not considered.

By accessing planning applications and drawings you agree to our copyright notice terms

If necessary planning applications can be inspected at the relevant Council offices. Our office locations and opening hours are on the Contact Planning page.

The Online Planning Register provides details of planning applications, related documents, plans and the progress of all planning applications. It constitutes Part 1 and Part 2 of the Planning Register as required under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended).

  • We have received a large amount of hard copy representations relating to a number of sites. Representations received this way are very resource intensive as we redact personal details like signatures to protect personal information. As a result it may take up to 1 week before any comments not submitted via our website will be available to view online.
  • External documents, plans, representations and consultation replies will not appear on the website immediately and may take a few days from receipt to to become available
  • Applications will not appear on the website until they have been registered and confirmed as valid
  • You will need Adobe Reader to view the documents and plans. Download PDF reader free of charge from the Adobe website

Copyright notice terms

Plans, drawings and material submitted to the council are protected by the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 (section 47). You may only use material which is downloaded and/or printed for consultation purposes, to compare current applications with previous schemes and to check whether developments have been completed in accordance with approved plans. Further copies must not be made without the prior permission of the copyright owner.

Contact us

0300 123 5014

Development Management
Cheshire East Council
PO Box 606
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