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Planning and development

Planning applications

Find out how to make a planning application, comment on an application in your area and information about appeals

Planning policy and Local Plan

Information on our planning policy which guides the future developments within west Norfolk

Planning enforcement

Report a breach in planning, and how we investigate complaints

Address management

We're responsible for all property numbering and street naming throughout West Norfolk. Includes how to apply for a new address and street name plates

Conservation and listed buildings

Find out about our conservation areas and how to get listed building consent

Trees, hedges and landscapes

Information about trees, tree preservation orders, high hedges and landscape management

Building control

Building Control services in west Norfolk are provided by CNC Building Control

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) has been adopted and came into effect on 15 February 2017

Local land charge searches

Our Local Land Charge Section carries out all official searches covered by the Local Land Charges Act 1975

Historic planning decisions

View old planning decision notices from 1965-2003

West Winch Strategic Growth Area

Find out more about the West Winch Strategic Growth Area, a key site in the borough for new homes, facilities, and services


Nutrient Neutrality

Natural England wrote to a number of councils across England in March 2022 about the effect of nutrient pollution on protected watercourses

Wisbech Energy From Waste Plant

Information on how to comment on the proposed Wisbech Energy From Waste Plant

Planning Scheme of Delegation

Specific delegation of exercise of planning functions to the Executive Director - Environment & Planning

Habitat mitigation

Information about the Norfolk Green Infrastructure and Recreational Impact Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy (RAMS)

Section 106

Information and services relating to Section 106 Agreements

Biodiversity net gain

Information about biodiversity net gain and how it changes developments