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How to contact planning

How to contact planning

To contact us, please use the contact details below. However, before you make contact, please check to see whether your query could be answered using our website, for example:

Do I need permission? – provides answers to general planning questions and what needs planning permission

Planning Portal – online planning and building regulations resource

How to contact us

  • Email:
  • Write in:  The Planning Team, Lymington Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington, SO41 9ZG
  • Telephone:  A duty officer is available on the telephone (01590 646615) from 10am to 12noon, Tuesday to Thursday, to assist with general planning enquiries from members of the public. This is a free service.

To view planning applications

Planning applications can currently only be viewed on our website.

Complaints, comments and compliments

The Planning Department aims to deliver a good service.  To help us we would welcome your feedback on how we are doing or how we can improve.

In the first instance, all comments, compliments and informal planning complaints should be addressed to:

Steve Avery
Executive Director (Strategy & Planning)
New Forest National Park Authority
Lymington Town Hall
Avenue Road
SO41 9ZG

If you wish to make a formal complaint, please refer to our complaints procedure.

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