For information on whether or not your proposed project will require planning approval, these links should be of help.

Do I Need Planning ?

Guidance On Permitted Development Rights


For information about planning procedures for your part of Devon, select the relevant link here.

Exeter City Planning Department - Tel: 01392 265 223

East Devon Planning Department - Tel: 01395 571 595 (West Team) & 01395 571 597 (East Team)

Mid Devon Planning Department - Tel: 01884 234 262


Building Control in different parts of the county can vary in costs and time taken to process your application. These are the local Building Control departments we work with most often.

Exeter Building Control - Tel: 01392 265 167

East Devon Building Control - Tel: 01395 571 482

North & Mid Devon Building Control - Tel: 01884 234 974 / 01884 234 345


Or you might want to use a private firm, who might be cheaper and/or quicker than the local authority building controls, such as;

London Building Control-Devon Branch - Tel: 07748 777 776

JHAI-Devon Branch - Tel: 07527 541 295