View planning applications on the move

Layar planning app demonstrationA new way to view planning applications on your smartphones and tablets!

Want to find planning applications applied for or approved in your area? You can now do this from your smartphone or tablet. In fact, you can do this from anywhere in Allerdale with a three-dimensional view which is automatically updated as you move your device!

Layar logo 1. Find and install the freely available Layar App on your smartphone or tablet

2. Run the Layar App

3. Click the Geolayers icon top left

4. To find the Allerdale information click the search icon top right

5. Type Allerdale as the search layer to find

6. The Allerdale planning layer will be displayed, click on this

7. Then on the Allerdale planning page click Launch, top right

8. Point your device towards the area of interest and ‘circular’ link images of planning applications will be displayed. As you move the device the relevant applications will be displayed.

9. To get full details (including plans and documents) of a particular application click on a ‘circular’ link image and then click the ‘More details’ link bottom left.


The information displayed is indicative only. Since this application is hosted by a 3rd party Allerdale Borough Council cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the data or locations displayed. The definitive source for planning application information is found on the website’s planning applications page.

Please note that applications prior to April 1987 are not displayed.

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