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Planning and building control

  • Apply for planning permission, find and comment on existing planning applications, report alleged unauthorised development, information on applications and fees

  • Apply for building regulations approval, book a site inspection, report dangerous structures, information on building control applications, fees and charges

  • Includes the Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan, policy documents, design guidance, monitoring and delivery and planning policy archives

  • Information on the different initiatives available to local communities to improve their area, including neighbourhood forums and plans and the City Change Fund

  • Information on the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL), including liability, rates, deductions, reliefs, exemptions and the Annual Infrastructure Funding Statement

  • Includes information on urban design, the High Street Heritage Action Zone, listed buildings, conservation areas, ancient monuments, historic parks and archaeology

  • Apply to work on a protected tree, view the weekly list of tree applications, report a problem with a tree and view information about how we look after trees and hedges

  • Read our ground-breaking plan which looks ahead to 2034, view our progress in the annual report or use the interactive plan to view the different elements of the plan

  • View the planning awards and achievements we have won for work that we have either led on or where our teams have made a positive contribution to other organisations

  • Take part in our planning consultations and give us your thoughts, opinions and comments to have your say and influence decisions before we agree them

  • View our formal responses to the Government’s proposals to streamline and modernise the planning process.

  • View the minutes of the Plymouth Regeneration Forum which includes membership from key investors, landowners and other development stakeholders in the city

  • View some of the films and videos we have created for housing, transport, nature and the environment, Plymouth Energy Community and the City Change Fund