Report a planning or building regulations issue

Frequently asked questions

Please check the following answers before deciding to report a suspected breach of planning or building control to us.


Report a planning or building regulations issue

If the address is not easy to identify please describe the location (e.g. Land opposite junction of roads X and Y")

Please describe the issue. For example fo what is happening and how often (e.g. "car sales at the weekend and evening")

Please enter the date on which the alleged breach of planning started or the date you first became aware of it.

Where an alleged breach is an ongoing action e.g. car sales from a residential property we may ask you to complete log sheets to provide us with vehicle registration numbers, times, dates etc. 

Your contact details

We need your contact details so that we can keep you informed of the progress of your complaint. We also need your address to help us understand the impact of the alleged unauthorised development. We cannot accept anonymous complaints.

Complainant details will be held in confidence and will not be disclosed to any third parties including the owner/occupier of the site on which the alleged breach is occurring unless ordered to do so by the Court.

Other person's details

Please provide contact details for the person on who's behalf you are raising this complaint.

Data Protection Act 1998
Peterborough City Council is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purpose of processing personal data in the performance of its legitimate business. Any information held by the council will be processed in compliance with the eight principles of the Act. Further information relating to your rights under the Data Protection Act can be sent to you on request.