Monitoring & enforcement
Find out how we monitor & enforce developments & investigate breaches of planning control
We monitor developments to ensure they are being carried out
properly. We investigate alleged breaches of planning control and
take enforcement action when necessary.
View our Strategy
for the Monitoring and Enforcement of Planning Control for more
We are responsible for monitoring planning permissions we have
granted and investigating any complaints about these
Monitoring waste and minerals sites
The council is responsible for monitoring and enforcing minerals
and waste developments. We undertake site inspections of all our
sites checking that there are no breaches of planning control and
highlighting any issues that may need attention.
Breaches of planning control
We are responsible for investigating alleged breaches of
planning control and unauthorised development.
Report a breach of planning
Where negotiation fails to resolve a breach of planning control
or a retrospective application is refused, the council will
consider whether to take formal enforcement action.
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