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  • Apply for planning permission

    Check if you need planning permission before starting any work or if your project falls under permitted development rules.

  • Search and comment on planning applications

    Comment on planning applications, track the progress of an application and view our weekly list of received applications.

  • Report a planning breach

    We investigate and take action against planning breaches such as unauthorised building work.

  • Building control

    Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to almost every building.

  • Urban design trees and conservation

    Conservation areas, privately owned trees and hedges, policies and listed building information.

  • Planning Policy

    Find out about planning policies, local plans, and Neighbourhood Planning.

  • Local Land Charges

    How to search for restrictions (local land charges) on land or property in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

  • Public counter notices

    This is where we publish opposition to public notices. You can filter the results to show breaches of condition notices, contravention notices or enforcement notices.

  • Have your say on the draft Local Plan consultation

    The draft Local Plan provides the strategy for growth over the next 15 years and includes planning policies against which future development will be assessed.

  • Land and premises

    Information regarding covenant approvals, council land, tendering and local land charges.

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