Compliance and Enforcement Policy

The Compliance and Enforcement policy (see below) has been written and adopted to help promote efficient and effective approaches to regulatory inspection and enforcement, and to improve regulatory outcomes without imposing unnecessary burdens.

This policy was developed following consultation with stakeholders including businesses that we regulate, members of the public, officers and partner agencies. The current Service Plan can also be viewed below.

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Peterborough City Council Regulatory Services, including planning compliance are committed to offering a service that has regard to the principles of good regulation. We aim to be:

  • Proportionate
  • Accountable
  • Consistent 
  • Transparent 
  • Targeted

The purpose of this document is to outline and communicate our policy in respect of how we deal with non-compliance with legal requirements. It is accessible to businesses and persons that we regulate as well as the general public who may be affected by our regulatory activities.