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Change a Property's Type

Chapters in this topic

  1. Apply
  2. Pay
  3. Appeal


Use this service to change an existing property from either:

  • commercial to domestic
  • domestic to commercial

You’ll need to pay a fee to complete your application.

Before you get started

To change property type, you’ll need to download, complete and return the application form (PDF 383kb). You’ll need:

  • planning permission reference number
  • title deeds

Once you've completed your application, you'll need to email it to

For alternative ways to send us your application, including by post, you can visit our contact us page.

What happens next

Once you’ve sent your application to us, you’ll need to make a payment before we can process it.

Next Pay