Planning is about making the best use of land. This could be for housing, business, industrial, agricultural, or recreation use. It is about making places where people want to live, work and play. Places which are safe and inviting and sustainable.
Building Regulations apply to most building work. It is important to find out if you need permission.
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We have responded quickly to bring forward new ways of working during the Coronavirus Pandemic. We will continue to do so as the situation changes. You can find out more about our actions so far in our Planning response to Covid information