Because of government guidance on coronavirus a number of our buildings are now closed and events listed on our site are subject to change or cancellation. Changes to council services, advice and support we can provide, the latest local news and links to Government advice is available on our dedicated coronavirus information page. Go to our coronavirus information page

Changes to Planning and Building Control due to coronavirus

There are changes to the way we deliver planning enforcement, land charges, duty planner meetings, applications, pre-application advice and building control. Please take the time to read the changes before contacting us. View the full list of changes to the service

Report dangerous structures

Whether it is a damaged building, loose scaffolds or a leaning garden wall, a damaged structure can be dangerous.

Building Control provide a 24-hour call out service to attend to any dangerous structure.

For urgent call out (building/structure likely to collapse or pose a danger), please phone us to report the issue:

Office Hours: 01708 433100

Out of Hours: 01708 433999

For non-urgent or other dangerous structure enquiries, please email us:



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