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Applying for a planning permit

Are you planning to build or demolish something in your garden or next to your home? For example, do you intend to build a garage or cut down a tree? If so, you will often need a planning permit (omgevingsvergunning). You can apply for this permit via Omgevingsloket online. In some cases you only need to notify the authorities, and no permit is required.

This is how it works in your (future) place of residence

Your (future) place of residence falls under the Municipality of Midden-Delfland.

Municipality of Midden-Delfland: Applying for a planning permit

Consult with the municipality in advance about your plans. Then you will not be faced with any surprises. This is called an exploratory interview. This is a first free consultation where you explain your ideas. And in which the municipality shares its points for attention and explains what the follow-up process looks like. When making your plans, contact the municipality as early as possible: via the general telephone number (015) 380 41 11 or by e-mail to to make an appointment. 

  • Do you want to know if you have to submit a notification or if you need an all-in-one permit for physical aspects (omgevingsvergunning)? You can do an online permit check on the online service counter (omgevingsloket in Dutch). 
  • Is it not entirely clear after a first meeting whether your initiative is permissible or promising? Then you can have an investigation carried out into the likelihood of success of your plan. To do this, you must submit a sketch plan
  • If you need a permit, you can apply for it via the Environment Desk online. Do this at least 8 weeks before you want to start the work. 
  • For an extensive application you must do this at least 6 months in advance. In the case of an extensive application, the municipality makes a draft decision on your application. This draft decision is not yet a final decision. Anyone can give his or her opinion on this draft decision within 6 weeks. This is called a view. Draft decisions that are available for inspection can be viewed on the Documents available for inspection page
  • If you do not agree with the draft decision, please state why in your opinion.
  • You will automatically receive a message whether you will receive the permit.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Midden-Delfland

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Last updated on 26 September 2022