Contact the Planning team

For general queries about submitting an application please contact 0191 424 7421 or email

Please call 0191 424 7439 or email, if you:

  • would like to report an alleged breach of planning control
  • have been unable to find the information you require on our website or on the Planning Portal website

Please note that we are unable to provide advice over the phone about the need for planning permission. That advice can only be provided using our fee paying enquiry service.