Site monitoring and enforcement is carried out in accordance with the Council's Enforcement Policy and Protocol [PDF 276KB].
The approach taken reflects the Government's "Enforcement Concordat" (March 1998), which advocates principles of good enforcement. The protocol lays down the agreed course of action to be followed by staff in the Development Control Team, in conjunction with Legal Services staff, when dealing with alleged breaches of planning control.
Monitoring is undertaken in order to:
The development control monitoring and enforcement staff regularly monitor all sites and deal with any complaints that arise in line with the enforcement policy and protocol.
If you have any concerns or complaints regarding a County Council or minerals and waste development then please contact the Customer Contact Centre on tel: 0300 500 80 80, or you may submit your complaint using our online form.
Alternatively contact the monitoring and enforcement team directly on tel: 0115 977 4586.