Making an enforcement complaint

Important: you will need to complete this form within 45 minutes of starting it, or possibly sooner depending on your computer settings. To avoid losing information you may prefer to prepare your complaint in advance and copy it to the text box below.

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Making an enforcement complaint

If you believe that a development does not have the necessary approvals, you can report a suspected breach of planning regulations to us using the form below.

Before you make your complaint we strongly encourage you to check whether there is planning permission in place for the works. Our planning database is fully accessible from this link

Your Details

We will need your details in order to investigate your complaint. Your details will be treated in confidence as far as possible. Unless required by law, the Council will not reveal the source of complaints. However, in the course of formal action against unlawful development, we may ask you to provide evidence to support our case.

Address of site which you are making a complaint about

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See here for tips on what the planning enforcement team cannot investigate

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Browse to find the file on your computer, then give a brief description of the document.

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We will aim to contact you within 5 working days to inform you of the enforcement case number and next steps. In the meantime if you need any further assistance or if there are any further developments then please email 

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