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Prioritising applications to improve your service

Due to high caseloads and unforeseen staff shortages within the planning service, planning applications are taking longer to process than normal.

We are prioritising filling these vacant posts in order to improve our service. In the meantime we apologise for any delays you may experience while we work hard to process applications in time order. 

Planning Backlog Focus Week

During week commencing 15 August the Planning Team will be unavailable as we work hard to process as many applications as possible. The service will be unable to respond to non-urgent emails and phone calls during this time.

We will endeavour to respond to all enquiries from week commencing 22 August and thank you for your patience during this time.

Local area policies

View Local Plans and planning guidance relating to your area.

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If your area isn't listed, you may be a resident of North Northamptonshire.

Why information is on a different website
We are in the process of adding information to this new unitary council website. Some pages will give you a link back to a previous council website to help you find what you need. Read more about the council changes.

Last updated 21 February 2022