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Planning and Building Control

Changes to the planning system are being introduced, for more information go to Reform of the Planning System.

Building Control

Information about Building Control 

Development Management

Find out if you need planning approval and/or make an application 

Search and comment on planning applications

Report suspected unauthorised works

Planning Legislation

View relevant Acts, Regulations and Orders

View adopted planning policy

Find out about current planning policy work


Information about Conservation Areas and Registered Buildings

Proposals for entry into the Protected Building Register

Minerals and Waste Planning

Information about Minerals and Waste Planning

Further Information

This page sets out the main services we provide. In addition to the individual subjects below, you may wish to refer to the Planning and Building Control Library and the information in relation to Planning & Building Control Decisions and Performance.

If you are unable to find the information you need from the website, contact information is available. 

Information is also available in this section to the following separate but related areas:


Trees and High Hedges

Marine Planning

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