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How to report a breach

If you suspect a breach of planning control you should either:

What information will we need?

When you first approach us you should supply as much information as possible about the current and previous situation, including:

  • The exact location of the building or site
  • The approximate dimension of any new building works
  • When the activity started or when it occurs
  • The names and addresses of any owners, occupiers or companies involved

Your details will be kept confidential and will not be disclosed without your knowledge or consent.

What happens after I have made my complaint?

Each complaint is recorded and given a reference number. You will be sent an acknowledgement letter advising who is dealing with your case.

An initial site visit will be made in response to your complaint within 10 working days and you will be advised within 20 working days on what action we can take.


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Phone our contact centre: 01543 308 000
District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffs, WS13 6YY

If you need to contact a team direct, please visit our contacts page for team phone numbers and email addresses.

Opening times

Our main reception at Frog Lane in Lichfield is open Monday - Friday, 8.45am - 5.15pm. Our phone lines close at 5pm.