Planning, building control and development

Planning - Frequently asked questions

Answers to your most asked questions about a variety of planning related issues.

Planning applications

Planning advice, view and comment on existing applications or submit a new application.

Planning enforcement

One of the functions of Bury Council's Planning Service is to regulate development and uses of land throughout the borough.

Building regulations

Apply for and get advice on building regulations.

Planning policy and projects

Find out about our local planning policies, guidance and projects.


Regeneration projects in the borough of Bury.

Planning news

See the latest news from our planning section.

Land searches

Local Searches are usually submitted by a solicitor or licensed conveyancer on behalf of a prospective purchaser of a property.

Street naming and numbering

Advice and applying for street names, numbers and postal codes.

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