Planning Enforcement (Development Management)

What this Privacy Notice covers

Your privacy is very important to Breckland District Council.

Breckland District Council is the Data Controller responsible for the personal information you may provide in relation to a Planning Enforcement issue.   Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by phone on 01362 656870, via email: or by writing to us at Legal Services, Breckland District Council, Elizabeth House, Walpole Loke, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 1EE.

Your data will be processed by our Partners, Capita PLC of [Registered Office] 30 Berners Street, London, W1T 3LR Registered in England

Your data  may also be processed by Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd (PSPS), formerly known as Compass Point Business Services, a company owned by East Lindsey and South Holland District Councils. 

PSPS's Data Protection Officer can be contacted via email:, by phone on 01507 613303, or in writing to Data Protection Officer, Public Sector Partnership Services Ltd, Tedder Hall, Manby Park, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 8UP

Why we need your personal data/what do we collect?

The types of personal information we collect may include:

  • Basic personal information including name, address and contact details;
  • Information relating to expressed opinions or intentions in respect of a planning related application;
  • Any other information you provide to us during the process.

Your information will be used to enable investigation in alleged breaches of planning control; to enable effective enforcement proceedings and prosecutions, and to fulfil our legal obligations around our Statutory Duty.

The legal basis for processing your data is Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulations - in that the Council has a statutory duty to consider breach of planning control under The Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, The Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015

How your data is used

Should a breach of planning control result in prosecution your data will be shared with Breckland Council Legal Services

How long the information is kept for

Information will only be kept in line with Breckland Council's Retention Policy which reflects current legislation, best practice and business need.

Your rights

You have the right to access your data and correct any inaccuracies.  For further details of your rights please contact the Data Protection Officer or go to ourwebsite for a more detailed explanation 

Please see our website for our fullPrivacy Policy


Last updated: 10/09/2020 11:35:04