Planning enforcement

The Council has a statutory duty to investigate planning enforcement complaints, but has sole discretion as to whether to instigate formal enforcement action in each case.

Our Planning Enforcement Charter explains

  • how this process is undertaken
  • what constitutes a breach of planning control
  • the role and processes of the Council's Planning Enforcement team.

New PDF icon The Planning Enforcement Charter


Get in touch about planning

The quickest way to contact us is by using our online forms which are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need to speak to us give us a call during office hours and talk to our Customer Services team who will be happy to help.