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The Planning Design Division is responsible for all planning related design issues across the borough, including input into the design and implementation of city regeneration projects.
The service is delivered by a multi-disciplinary design team of professionally qualified staff who are committed to raising the quality of the public realm, conserving heritage and encouraging innovation in the city.
The core functions of the Division are:
The Division works in close liaison with planning policy, development control, building control and other council officers. This ensures consistency in standards and compliance with policy, and in partnership with external organisations and other local authorities.
In response to the recent high level of flooding in the North West, if you wish to seek advice on this subject, please visit Historic England's website.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.