Waveney District Council


Public Access

View planning applications
Search for, monitor and comment on applications online with our Public Access planning application information system.


Planning permission
Do I need planning permission? Fees and forms. Submit an online application.  

Building control

Building control
You may need to obtain building regulation approval before you make changes to your building. 

Local Development Framework Logo

Planning policy
Policies which help guide and manage development in Waveney. Includes the Local Plan.

Coastal protection, Lowestoft

Coastal Management
Information on Waveney's frontage, erosion related policies and recent projects.

Planning Portal

Planning Portal
Submit a planning application online and get advice on planning regulations.


Design and Conservation, Trees and Landscape
Advice and information on preserving our countryside, from listed buildings and conservation areas to tree preservation orders. 


Contacting your planning service
Details of the officers dealing with development control, enforcement and building control in your town or village.

We are preparing a new Local Plan for the District and this is your first opportunity to take part in its preparation.

Find out more

Find out the latest information on the former Blundeston Prison.

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Contact us

Telephone: 01502 562111

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Customer Services

(The Council's main customer contact point for all general queries including Revenues, Benefits, Planning, Refuse and Recycling).

Address: Marina Customer Service Centre (next to the Marina Theatre)
NR32 1HH

Tel: 01502 562111

Email: customer.services.wdc@eastsuffolk.gov.uk