Reporting an alleged breach of planning control Report an alleged breach of planning control
When notifying us of a possible breach, it is important to provide as much information as possible together with photographs where appropriate. This information should include:
the date on which the activity/building work commenced
the exact address of the site complained about. As well as the location of the activity/building upon the land. (A sketch plan is often helpful)
details of the alleged offender
details of the nature of the activity. Including number of vehicular movements. Along with registration numbers
details of the effect that the alleged breach is having upon your amenities. For example noise, traffic, smells, overshadowing, out of character with the area
You must also provide your contact details so we can contact you to inform you of the progress of the investigation.
We will not investigate an anonymous complaint unless we consider the subject of the complaint to merit urgent attention, such as a potential threat to a listed building or protected trees.
Please note: Our enforcement files are confidential. However if formal action is taken it may not be possible for us to keep your complaint confidential.