Blackpool planning team

Development management

This section deals with all planning applications for the development of and changes to use of premises. These can range from small house extensions to major new developments, ensuring development is in accordance with the council's planning policies, guidance and objectives whilst creating a high quality, attractive, safe, healthy and sustainable environment.

It seeks to negotiate changes and improvements to development proposals to ensure that they meet all requirements, or refuses planning permission where problems cannot be resolved.  

View more information about development management, including how to view and comment on a planning application.

Planning policy

This section is responsible for establishing and maintaining an up to date framework of planning policy and guidance to promote, guide and control development and growth  View more information about Planning policy.

Planning enforcement

Planning enforcement investigates alleged breaches of planning control and takes enforcement action where built development or the change of use of property has taken place without planning permission.  View more information about planning enforcement.


Contact details
TeamTelephone  Email Address
Planning applications, 
planning advice
and general enquiries
(Development Management)

01253 476225 PO Box 17
Municipal Buildings
Corporation Street
Planning strategy
(for Local Plan)
01253 476239  As above
Planning enforcement 01253 476230 Public protection
No 1 Bickerstaffe Square
Talbot Road
Building control

01253 476219

PO Box 17
Municipal Buildings
Corporation Street