The Government has recognised the importance of allowing the planning system to continue to operate so that it can support the local economy. It has been advised that planning authorities should continue to provide the best service possible and to take an innovative approach using all options to continue the service.

On this basis the development management function at Mansfield District Council will operate as follows:

All planning officers, as advised by the Government, are working from home and therefore should you wish to contact a case officer please use their e mail address and not their telephone number. If you have a general enquiry which is not related to a specific case please email

Applications are continuing to be validated and processed using the procedures detailed in the following document Development Management during COVID-19 protocol (opens in a new window).