Planning and Building Control

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The planning functions of the Council sit within the Finance, Development and Business Services directorate and cover two main areas as set out below.


Development Management

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

If you wish to view or comment on a planning application please use our Public Access site.


Planning Policy

Produce the Local Plan and associated planning guidance which set out the land use policies for the Borough.