Planning enforcement and breaches

1. Tell us about a suspected planning breach

If you suspect an alleged breach of planning control then you should provide a written complaint. This is so we can carry out an investigation.

In order to inform us of unauthorised developments, complete the form below and email it to The enforcement team can also be contacted on 0161 474 3520 or 0161 474 3512.

Complaints investigation form (PDF 24Kb)

It is important that you view the council's planning enforcement policy (130Kb). This was produced following consultation with community groups and interested organisations.