Called-in planning applications: procedural guide

The responsibilities of each party and the roles they have in the called-in planning applications process.


Called-in planning applications: procedural guide

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This guide includes details about:

  • responsibilities of the applicant, the local planning authority and other parties
  • what will the Inspector do and what will be taken into account?
  • what is the timetable for an application and what are the rules?
  • what are the procedures?
  • can new material be introduced during the application process?
  • where will the decision be published
Published 4 July 2014
Last updated 23 March 2016 + show all updates
  1. On 23 March 2016 the Planning Inspectorate published revised versions of its four procedural guides on Planning Appeals, Called-in Planning Applications, Enforcement Notice Appeals and Lawful Development Certificate Appeals. Each document highlights important changes.
  2. First published.