Planning is made up of a number of areas.
Development Control includes dealing with Planning Applications and the Planning Committee for all types of applications, from conservatories to wind farms.
Lincs Building Consultancy provides the building control service for the council. Building Control consists of professional, qualified Surveyors and Technical Officers who administer building regulations applications, demolition notices, dangerous structures and street naming and numbering. We also carry out fire risk assessments and access audits.
Conservation includes dealing with listed buildings, conservation areas and buildings covered by an article 4 direction.
- The Planning Enforcement team deal with unlawful development. This includes building work that has been done without the right planning permission.
- The Planning Policy team deal with creating new planning policies. This includes the East Lindsey Local Plan.
- The Housing Strategy Team look at the need for affordable housing and develop new affordable housing schemes.
- The Online Planning Services let you search for the details of a planning application, comment about an application or submit an application online.
The New National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on the 27th March 2012. This replaces most of the existing national planning.