Site monitoring and enforcement

The county council is responsible for carrying out monitoring of existing mineral extraction and waste disposal sites and enforcement of planning control including unauthorised development, tipping or breaches of existing planning permissions, relating to minerals, waste and county council development.

Site monitoring

You can pay online if you have been invoiced for one or more chargeable site monitoring visits under the Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications, Deemed Applications, Requests and Site Visits) (England) Regulations 2012

Pay for a site monitoring visit

How to report any suspected unauthorised developments or breaches

To report any suspected unauthorised developments or breaches of existing planning permissions relating to minerals, waste and county council development please email developmentcontrol@northamptonshire.gov.uk.

Current enforcement cases

A list of current enforcement cases can be viewed on our Committee Management Information System (CMIS):

To view this information, go to the Development Control Committee page then:

  • Click the 'Meetings' tab and select the most recent committee
  • Select the document entitled 'Enforcement action undertaken by County Planning Authority'

How to appeal

If a planning applicant does not agree with the decision made by the county council as planning authority, they can appeal to the Planning inspectorate.

It should be noted that only an applicant can appeal against a county council decision. Third parties cannot appeal against decisions.

Details of planning appeals are available to view online through the Planning portal. The Planning portal also provides a range of information and services relating to planning appeals.

Current appeals

There are no appeals currently pending.

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