Breach of planning controls - how to report

Use our online service to report an alleged breach of planning controls

Report it online

You can report an alleged breach of planning controls using the button below.

Report a breach of planning

What information should I provide?

Make sure you give us as much information as possible, including:

  • the address of the property or building of the alleged breach
  • the owner or the occupier of the site (if known)
  • details of any problems of the alleged breach including when the activity started (if known)
  • your name, address and contact number

The details you provide us with are kept confidential and are not made known to the person who carried out the breach. If however you choose to remain anonymous we respect your rights, but we will be unable to provide you with any further information on the process or outcome of the investigations.

Anonymous complaints

We do not normally investigate an anonymous complaint unless we consider the information of the complaint to warrant urgent attention, such as potential threat to a listed building or protected trees. In cases like this we will use our discretion on whether anonymous complaints will be investigated.