Planning and Building Control

COVID 19 Informative update

Please be advised that with effect from end of business on Monday March 23 the DEFA P&BC public counter will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Whilst the Officers of the Directorate will be working remotely and continuing to assess applications and conduct site visits wherever possible, the P&BC admin will continue to operate back office administration and are contactable via telephone 685950, email or or post.

Officers working from home are only contactable at the current time by email, but we are working how we can set up a telephone service.

Where Officers may require to conduct a site visit they will telephone in advance and will not enter premises where people are in self isolation, and in other cases will maintain the required social distance.

Temporary arrangements have been put in place to allow Planning Committee meetings to proceed, details of which can be found at

Thank you in appreciation of your co-operation and support in this matter.


Building Control  Planning Approval

Making a Planning Application  Comment on a Planning Application

Planning Committee  Planning Enforcement

Heritage  Planning Reform

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