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Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

All data sourced from Please see website for more information about the data and how it is calculated.

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Making Applications


BE ADVISED: In line with recent government Covid-19 planning guidance, we would ask that applications be submitted online. This will assist remote working by reducing the amount of staff time required at the offices to process paper applications.  


Apply online using the Planning Portal »

Alternatively download paper application forms .


Do I need permission?

The question of what needs planning permission is quite complex

Applying for permission

The process to follow to submit your application

Better applications

Some guidance to help with successful applications

Pre-application advice

We can help you by providing advice before you apply

Types of applications

A list and explanation of the types of applications

Application process

What happens after you submit your application

Validation checklists

Use our checklists to make sure you have everything covered

Planning fees

A fee calculator is available plus a list of other charges

Speaking at Committee

You can request to speak at meetings to support or object

The Planning Portal service

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We are a member of the Planning Portal which offers a wide range of services and guidance on the planning system including:


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