Planning Enforcement Plan

We have carried out a formal consultation on the draft Enforcement Plan. The consultation ran until 17:00 Friday 31 May 2019 and is now closed.

The Enforcement Plan has been prepared in line with the guidance contained in the Government's Planning Practice Guidance (PPG), which includes ensuring effective enforcement guidance document and paragraph 58 of the Revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).

please download the plan

The purpose of the Plan is to set out, for the benefit of the public and developers, the objectives and priorities that the County Planning Authority (CPA) will seek to follow in pursuance of its monitoring and enforcement responsibilities including the investigation of alleged cases of unauthorised development. It will also assist the CPA in considering the most appropriate action to take on specific enforcement and monitoring issues.

The consultation provided an opportunity for the public and other interested parties to make comment on the draft, 7 responses were received.

Enforcement matters connected to mineral or waste issues can be raised in the following ways:

  • email:
  • post: Development Control, Worcestershire County Council, Directorate of Economy and Infrastructure, County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester, WR5 2NP
  • telephone: 01905 844063, Mr Mark Lane – Planning Monitoring & Enforcement Officer