Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

The planning enforcement team

The planning enforcement team investigates and remedies breaches in planning control, including where:

  • development appears to have taken place without planning permission
  • work is carried out without complying with conditions attached to planning permission, or on a listed building without obtaining consent
  • land is untidy or a building is derelict
  • an advert is displayed without advertising consent
  • unauthorised works carried out to protected trees

If a breach is identified, it may be handled in a number of different ways depending on the severity and type of breach of control. The government has provided detailed guidance on the enforcement system including the various types of enforcement outcome and actions.

Page last updated: 05 February 2018

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