Making a mineral application

Non-material amendments and applications to vary, remove, or discharge conditions attached to existing minerals permissions can be submitted via the planning portal.

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Full minerals applications are currently not part of the new 1APP / planning portal system. The application forms needed for submitting a minerals-related planning application are available to download below. Please complete the manual forms for the certificates:

Guidance notes

Manual forms

Electronic forms

Please note: the guidance notes and application forms above are for minerals-related full planning applications only.

All supporting information and plans can be attached when submitting electronically, or if too large to upload, via post on a CD.

Format types and files are limited to:

  • PDF (.PDF), Excel (.xls, .xlsx) or Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf) document types
  • a maximum size of 5MB

Where possible, supporting documents should be scaled no larger than A3. Where this is not possible, please submit electronically and forward full sized hard copies in the post for the attention of the Case Officer to the following address, along with a covering letter:

Planning Services (Development Control)
Northamptonshire County Council
One Angel Square
Angel Street

All applications submitted must include the relevant completed and signed application forms, certificates and the correct planning fee. Payment can be made either by cheque (payable to 'Northamptonshire County Council'), or online, via

Local requirements list

Below is our local requirements list for minerals and waste developments. This document outlines the required documentation required to validate and process your mineral application.