Public Access for Planning, Licensing and Building Control is due to be upgraded during the week commencing 29th September 2014. The system will be unavailable all day on the 30th of September. Please check again after this date.
The role and purpose of the planning service is to protect the built and natural environment while enabling appropriate change to meet the changing needs of the community. Its activities are to develop planning policy, implement it through the operation of development control and enforcement powers, and monitor the effectiveness of policy and issues impinging on it. It is governed by statute as set out in Town and Country Planning Acts, Statutory Instruments, circulars and guidance.