Making improvements or alterations to your council home

Apply for permission to make an alteration or improvement

Apply for permission if you would like to alter or make improvements to your home using the details below.

We usually grant permission as long as your request meets our requirements.

Before you apply

Check what improvements and alterations you need permission for.

Check what other permissions you need to get.

Check what you need to know before you apply.

Apply for permission

To apply for permission email us at with details of:

  • the type of alteration you are making
  • the work involved
  • any supporting documentation (including plans)
  • your contact details
  • for any gas or electrical works, you will need to supply your contractor's registration details

We may ask for further sketches, plans and other specifications if needed.