Enforcement appeals dealt with by a hearing: taking part

How to take part in an enforcement or lawful development certificate appeal proceeding by a hearing.


Guide to taking part in enforcement appeals and lawful development certificate appeals proceeding by a hearing

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This guide explains :

  • how you can make your views known
  • who decides an appeal and what are the rules
  • what is considered
  • contact us
Published 6 March 2014
Last updated 6 April 2016 + show all updates
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