Planning enforcement

If you carry out development without permission

A planning enforcement officer may visit your property to inspect the development to determine if a planning breach has occurred. Help them by providing information and co-operating with the investigating officer. This will ensure a quicker investigation and enable them to give you accurate planning advice.

If the officer concludes that no planning breach occurred, the investigation will be closed. If the officer determines that there is a planning breach, they will be advise you of your options to put it right. 

Pages in Planning enforcement

  1. Planning enforcement
  2. Matters we can investigate
  3. You are here: If you carry out development without permission
  4. What affects decisions
  5. Correcting a planning breach
  6. Planning enforcement service standards