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Report a breach of planning rules

We can investigate a complaint if you think there has been a breach of planning permission. 

Before you make a planning complaint you should check if:

A breach could include: 

  • changing the use of land or buildings without planning permission 
  • carrying out work to a listed building without permission
  • new buildings or extensions without planning permission 
  • cutting back protected trees without necessary permission
  • not following the agreed planning permission regulations 

We cannot investigate: 

  • boundary and land ownership disputes 
  • dangerous structures

To find out more about how we will investigate your complaint, read our local planning enforcement policy.

Report a planning breach

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