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Scaleber Force Long exposure shots of the waterfall near Settle

Contact the planning service

Please note that due to working from home limitations caused by the Coronavirus restrictions, 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. Find the application on which you wish to comment
  3. On the applications ‘detailed information’ page complete the form under the heading ‘Submit a comment about this application’.

Alternatively, email, quoting the application number and including as much information as you can relating to the location of the development.

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 and minerals advice: 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.