What we do

The Planning Inspectorate deals with planning appeals, national infrastructure planning applications, examinations of local plans and other planning-related and specialist casework in England and Wales.

the Planning Inspectorate is an executive agency of the Department for Communities and Local Government.

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Our policies

  1. Providing regulation and licensing of energy industries and infrastructure

    How we regulate energy industries and infrastructure to protect the environment, maintain workplace safety and keep industries competitive.

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Our management

Contact the Planning Inspectorate

Office address and general enquiries

Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay


Online appeals support

Requests for copies of decisions

Media enquiries

Press office is open from 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
If you are a journalist with an enquiry or a request to film, please email or phone the press office.

Procurement at The Planning Inspectorate

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

The Planning Inspectorate
Room 3/13
Temple Quay House
2 The Square

Temple Quay

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