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Apply for rule 6 status on a planning appeal or called-in application

How interested parties with a substantive case can apply to the Secretary of State for Rule 6 status at a planning inquiry (appeal or called-in application).

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Apply for rule 6 status on a planning appeal or called-in application

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This guide provides details on how to support or oppose a planning appeal using Rule 6 status, including:

  • how to apply
  • the inquiry procedure
  • statement of case
  • statement of common ground
  • proofs of evidence
Published 6 March 2014
Last updated 6 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. The guides have been updated to amend the hyperlinks from Planning Portal to GOV.UK and to reflect that fact that from 1 October 2013, the need to obtain conservation area consent for the demotion of an unlisted building in a conservation area was replaced by the need to obtain planning permission.
  2. First published.