You can report online if you would like our enforcement team to investigate a possible breach of planning rules.
The six stages of each complaint investigation.
What happens when a breach is confirmed.
The types of planning breaches that we investigate and take enforcement action against.
The grounds for appeal and the planning enforcement appeals process.
The types of enforcement notices that we can serve, as well as prosecution without serving a notice.
What actions we will take once a notice has been served.
Anyone who displays an advertisement, without the necessary consent, is acting illegally.
How and when we investigate, including treating complaints in confidence.
How we prioritise complaints and investigation response timeframes.
We enforce the protection of buildings and trees in the borough.
The types of action we can take, including enforcement orders, stop notices and injunctions.
A notice served on the owner and occupier of the land, requiring that it be tidied up if its condition adversely affects the amenity of the area.