The Planning Authority for Tilehurst Parish is West Berkshire Council which is based in Newbury.  The parish is a Statutory Authority and is consulted on all proposed developments in the area, with West Berkshire Council making the final decision.

All applications for planning permission are available for inspection at the West Berkshire Council offices in Newbury.  The Parish Council no longer receives copies of plans.

Progress of plans through the planning process can be monitored on the West Berkshire Council website: