From time to time, we receive written reports of possible unauthorised development that need to be investigated. Unauthorised development includes:
Our aims are:
How to report an unauthorised development
If you suspect an unauthorised development has taken place you should report this to us in writing by filling in an Unauthorised Activity Enquiry form (82kb). Telephone reports will only be acted upon if there are special circumstances or if there is special urgency, such as someone knocking down a protected building or tree. Anonymous reports will not be pursued, unless there is a clear and obvious breach of planning control.
All complaints are treated as confidential. In a very few cases, a complainant may be asked to act as a witness and give evidence. However, this is rare and we will discuss what’s involved beforehand.
The planning enforcement service also deals with complaints about High Hedges.
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