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We are upgrading our website planning systems next week. Check out the details of all affected services. Thank you for your patience.


Planning and Building Control

Notification of disruption to online planning.

On Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 March 2015, there will be disruption to our online planning systems whilst upgrades are undertaken.   As a result, our Planning Public Access website will not be available during this period.  It is expected that the service will resume on Thursday 26 March 2015.

If you need 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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