This section provides contact details of the UK's planning authorities, covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and each entry provides the telephone number, email address and website. You can download a database of Local Authority Planning Departments here.
National authorities are as follows:
UK Government planning & building regulations resource (including Wales):
Planning Portal/Planning Inspectorate
Tel: +44 (0) 303 444 5000
Most day-to-day planning applications, including building new homes or offices and house extensions, are decided by borough and district councils. However, if you go to the County websites, you will find the information for the boroughs and districts.
Northern Ireland has a Planning Service, which covers the whole area:
There are also local planning offices, which are listed in the database.
Scottish Executive Planning & Building
Tel: +44 (0) 131 244 7528