The Town and Country Planning legislation exists to safeguard and enhance the environment, and to ensure that conflicting pressures for land use are determined with the community's best interests in mind.
The proper consideration of planning applications constitutes a significant part of the work undertaken by Wirral's planning department.
The Planning Portal offers a wide range of services and guidance on the planning system.
- The Joint Waste Local Plan for Merseyside and Halton was formally adopted with effect from 18 July 2013. Further information can be viewed here.