Environment and planning

In this section you can find information on Planning and Development Services, Recycling and Refuse collections, Conservation Projects and how with your help, we can work towards a Greener Future.

View the popular sections below or visit the links in the left hand navigation.

Planning services

Planning services

  • View Planning Services
    to find out about planning policy, view planning applications and appeals, information and guidance on making an application, planning committee documents and much more. 
  • View the Local Plan
    that ensures the district is developed in the right way.
  • Building Control
    that makes sure building work is designed and constructed to the required standards.

Waste & recycling

Waste and Recycling

  • View the Recycling, Rubbish and Waste section
    to find out about recycling, what to put in which bin, what to do with bulky items, where your nearest household waste and recycling centre is or find out when your next bin and box collection will be.


Environmental health services

Environmental health

  • View our Health & Environmental section
    full of useful information on a range of subjects including pest control, licensing, food production and quality, pollution, workplace health and safety and animal welfare .


ConservationProvides specialist professional advice on the conservation and enhancement of the natural and built environment in the District.