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Planning enforcement

Last updated on: 09-Apr-2021

1. Overview

Planning Enforcement deals with developments that don't have planning permission. This includes things such as building works and change of use of land or buildings.

What we'll investigate

  • Unauthorised residential extensions
  • Breaches of planning conditions
  • Unauthorised commercial developments
  • Unauthorised change of use
  • Unauthorised advertisements
  • Land uses adversely affecting amenity
  • Unlawful works to listed buildings
  • Unauthorised works to protected trees and woodlands

What we won't investigate

  • Neighbour disputes
  • Investigation of land ownership
  • Boundary disputes


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