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Stockton Council serves the towns of Stockton, Norton, Billingham, Thornaby, Ingleby Barwick and Yarm



Planning and Building Control

Notification of service disruption to online Planning Services

On Tuesday 21 October 2014 our Planning Public Access website will be unavailable whilst maintenance is undertaken.

If you need to view any planning application information during this period, please contact our planning customer services via telephone on 01642 526022 or Email

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


The Planning Service is made up of three separate teams:


The Development Services team

Deal with planning applications and associated matters, and also enforcement.


The Spatial Planning team

Work on the Local Plan and new Local Development Framework, which sets out future planning policies and proposed land uses for the Borough. 


The Building Control team

Work on Building regulations which apply to many aspects of building work carried out to all types of buildings.


Planning Aid England

Planning Aid logoPlanning Aid England provides  free, independent and professional advice on town and country planning issues to community groups and individuals.

They believe everyone should have the opportunity to get involved planning their local area, and provide people with the knowledge and tools to do this.


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