Common land guidance sheet 3: inquiries and hearings

Common land and village greens: inquiries and hearings into applications for consent to carry out works or deregister land.


Common Land Guidance Sheet 3

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This guidance sheet contains information on:

  • applications under the common land enactments
  • procedures for a public inquiry or hearing
  • notification of the arrangements
  • advertising the inquiry or hearing
  • costs for those attending
  • administrative support
  • inspector’s requirements
  • pre-inquiry meeting
  • at the inquiry
  • inquiry library
  • at the hearing
  • the site visit
  • late representations
  • decision on the application
Published 1 January 2015
Last updated 14 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance sheet updated with links to other guidance and legislation
  2. Guidance sheet updated
  3. First published.