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.


Planning Services

Planning Services deals with all the Councils planning functions including producing the Local Plan and associated planning guidance, determining planning applications, and investigation planning enforcement cases.

Find out about Planning Permission

Find out about Planning Policy

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

View our Public Access online planning service


Building Control

Find out about building control guidance, building regulations, risk assessments and more.

Find out about Building Control