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Contact Development Management

The Development Management Service is based in the Council Offices at 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk L39 2DF.
Tel: 01695 577177  
Email: plan.apps@westlancs.gov.uk

If you wish to speak to a planning officer please phone the number below.  If you wish to meet with a planning officer an appointment will be necessary.      

East area

Covering the following wards: Ashurst, Bickerstaffe, Birch Green, Burscough East, Derby, Digmoor, Knowsley, Moorside, Newburgh, Parbold, Scott, Skelmersdale North, Skelmersdale South, Tanhouse, Upholland, Wrightington.  

For general enquiries:
Alex Ball, Graduate Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585059
For case-related enquiries:
Ann Veevers, Principal Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585346 (Monday to Thursday)
Jenny Barnes, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585172 (Tuesday to Friday)
Nicola Cook, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585140 (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)
Emma Bailey, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585130 (Tuesday to Friday)

Enforcement - East area

Ray Beirne - Tel: 01695 577177 ext 5348

West area

Covering the following wards: Aughton & Downholland, Aughton Park, Burscough West, Derby, Halsall, Hesketh-with-Becconsall, Knowsley, North Meols, Rufford, Scarisbrick, Scott, Tarleton.

For general enquiries:
Lisa Kingsbury, Graduate Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585070 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) 
Debbie Walkley, Graduate Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585342
For case-related enquiries:
Rob Hitchcock, Principal Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585343 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
Helen Leamey, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585356 (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
Kerry Scanlon, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585170 (Monday, Tuesday and Friday)
Norman Ellis, Senior Planning Officer - Tel: 01695 585344

Enforcement - West area

Jim McLoughlin - Tel: 01695 585347


For matters relating to appeals, please contact:  Planning Appeals Officer Eileen Woollacott - Tel: 01695 585135