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For Development Management, Building Control and Conservation

Planning and Building Control Directorate

Department of Environment

Food and Agriculture

First Floor

Murray House

Mount Havelock


Isle of Man


Telephone:+44 1624 685950

Email:Send Email

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday - 9am to 5.30pm
Friday - 9am to 5pm 

The public service counter at Murray House closes half an hour before the general office times stated above.

Building Control Officers

There are currently 3 Building Control Officers who cover the Island with exception to the Parishes of Douglas and Onchan.


Richard Baker
Tel: +44 1624 685899
Mobile: +44 7624 494710

  • Lonan
  • Braddan
  • Laxey
  • Marown
  • German
  • Patrick

Mark Edwards
Tel: +44 1624 685898
Mobile: +44 7624 460037

  • Santon
  • Malew
  • Arbory
  • Rushen
  • Port Erin
  • Port St Mary
  • Castletown

Matthew Quayle
Tel: +44 1624 685746
Mobile: +44 7624 487091

  • Bride
  • Andreas
  • Jurby
  • Ballaugh
  • Lezayre
  • Ramsey
  • Maughold
  • Michael

Douglas Council
Tel: +44 1624 696375

Onchan District Commissioners
Tel: +44 1624 624967

Development Management Officers

Planning and Building Control has 4 Development Management Officers and 2 Assistant Planners. They are responsible for Development Management (both Residential and Commercial). Please see Planning Officer areas for guidance as to where your query should be directed.

Planning pre application advice.

General enquires are encouraged by email to:

Planning Enforcement Officer

Telephone: +44 1624 685909 


General enquiries email:
Telephone: +44 1624 685950

Planning Policy

The role of Planning Policy was transferred to the Cabinet Office in January 2016. The policy section is currently based in the Sea Terminal buildings. They are responsible for developing and reviewing the Government's planning policy documents.

General enquiries email: 
Telephone: +44 1624 685905


The Department of Infrastructure Highway Services acts as the custodian of the Islands Mapping Service. Responsibilities include map survey, data licencing, GIS provision and commercial publications. 

General enquiries email:
Telephone: +44 1624 685924 

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