Planning enforcement

Report a breach of planning control

Before reporting a breach of planning control, please ensure that you:

  • Check if planning permission is needed for the work.
    Find out more about when planning permission is required using the Planning Portal Interactive House.
  • Check if planning permission has been granted for the work.
    Use the online planning application search. Please note, if the alleged breach involves a business operating from a residential property or other change of use, please complete the downloadable observation log for a 7 day period before submitting your complaint.
  • Check the information provided to us is accurate and a true representation of the facts.
    In certain circumstances, our enquiries may lead to a criminal investigation. Therefore, we cannot accept anonymous complaints about suspected breaches

Report a breach of planning control