Before submitting this form, be aware that we take no action on the majority of complaints we receive because planning permission is not required.

Read and consider the guidance around whether or not planning permission is required.

You can also identify whether a planning application has been approved for a particular site using our:

If there’s more than one complaint, please use this form separately for each one.

To use this form you need to tell us:

  • The location of the development
  • The type of breach, e.g. unapproved works, non-compliance with approved plans, unauthorised development
  • Full details about the breach and any evidence you have
  • You can upload an image to send to us with this form

Reporting a planning breach

You can report a planning breach on our planning an building control site. Before you report a planning breach online, you will need to Sign in or create an account if you don't have one.

Planning portal sign in panel



Planning portal registration button

Planning portal registration formWhen you register you will need to complete a short form with your details and an account will be created.

You will get an email to confirm you want to create an account, simply click the link in the email and the account will be ready to use.

Sign in to the site and you can then report a planning breach.