Sport England have created a downloadable guide to help clubs navigate the planning system.
This guide is for all clubs who are looking to;
• Replacing or enhancing existing sports facilities
• Building new sports facilities
• Relocating to a new site
• Holding a temporary or permanent sports event.
This downloadable guide includes practical advice that will help clubs across the country prepare their case and planning application in order to maximise their chances of success. It provides step-by-step guidance on the five stages of applying for, and securing, planning permission.
You can find more information on the guide here