Planning and Building Control

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


Planning Development Services 

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.


The Economic Strategy and Spatial Planning Team

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