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Contact the planning service

Please note that email to is the best means of communication with the Planning Department at the present time.

General enquiries

How to comment on a current application

  1. Use our view planning applications search
  2. Use the quick search top left if you have the application number or go to search applications (advanced) on the right
  3. Find the application on which you wish to comment
  4. Login to submit a comment (you will need to register the first time and verify your email address)
  5. You can also then “track” the application

Contact details



North Team (Richmondshire, Eden and the South Lakeland parishes of Dent, Garsdale and Sedbergh): 01969 652349

South Team (Craven, Lancaster and all the South Lakeland parishes apart from Dent, Garsdale and Sedbergh): 01969 652350

Enforcement Team: 01969 652346

Technicians: 01969 652345


Planning Service
Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
North Yorkshire

Specific enquiries

If you have enquiries about specific planning applications or issues, you can arrange to meet with a Planning Officer at an advice surgery or use the contact details provided on the ‘Meet the teams‘ page.