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Useful Planning Links


Planning Links

The Borough of Poole  works in partnership with The Planning Portal (opens in a new window and is an external website) to provide information and services about the planning system.

The Planning Portal have provided an interactive house guide containing information to householders on Planning and Building regulations for common household developments. Mini guides are also provided for extensions, loft conversions, outbuildings and porches .

General Links

A guide to the planning system in England
A handy guide to Planning
DEFRA  (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
OPSI (Office of Public Sector Information)
Local Government Ombudsman (complaints and maladministration)
DCLG (Department for Communities and Local Government)
Planning Inspectorate (Planning Appeals)
Planning Portal
 (Royal Town Planning Institute)
Planning Aid

Other Government Bodies

CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment)
English Heritage
Natural England
Environment Agency

Other Local Authorities

Bournemouth Borough Council
New Forest
Weymouth and Portland
Purbeck District Council
Dorset For You

Residents Associations

Talbot Village Residents Association
Branksome Park, Canford Cliffs and District Residents’ Association
Dorset Lake Residents Association

Oakdale Residents Association



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01202 633321

Planning and Regeneration Services
Civic Centre
BH15 2RU

Planning  Reception Visitor Hours -

 8:30 to 16:00