Department of Planning
To investigate and report on unauthorized development in Bermuda in an efficient and timely manner and to research and report on approved development. To enforce planning policy and building codes to ensure the health, safety and welfare of the public.

The Enforcement Section investigates development that has been carried out illegally or not in accordance with the planning or building approval. The Enforcement Section investigates such activity and makes recommendations on works required to be undertaken to bring the development into conformance and or may proceed with enforcement action. The types of complaints received range from the establishment of illegal dwelling units to the erection of animal enclosures. Other complaints include the unauthorized construction of buildings, establishment of business, excavation and failure to comply with conditions of a planning permission and other acts which contravene the Development and Planning Act 1974 and Building Act 1988 as amended.

Department Staff Directory

Planning Forms
Information provided on the Department of Planning website is intended to allow the public convenient access to Planning services and information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information the Department of Planning and the Government of Bermuda do not guarantee that the information will be error free.  Therefore, the Department of Planning and the Government of Bermuda and their respective employees, officers and agencies expressly make no warranty of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published through their websites and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, completeness, reliability or timeliness of such information.