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Planning appeals dealt with by an inquiry: taking part

How to take part in a planning and listed building consent appeal proceeding by an inquiry.

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Guide to taking part in planning and listed building consent appeals proceeding by an inquiry

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Timeline showing the process for s78 planning appeals following the inquiries procedure

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Guide to taking part in planning and listed building consent appeals proceeding by an inquiry

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Please refer to our current Coronavirus (CV-19) guidance page for the latest information on how we are managing casework during the pandemic.

This guide explains :

  • how you can make your views known
  • who decides an appeal and what are the rules
  • what is considered
  • contact us

There is also a video guide that gives an overview of what happens and how to take part

How to take part at a planning inquiry

Published 6 March 2014
Last updated 10 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. The Taking part guides have been updated following the new complaints procedure going online.

  2. Please refer to our current Coronavirus (CV-19) guidance page]for the latest information on how we are managing casework during the pandemic.

  3. Timeline showing the process for s78 planning appeals following the inquiries procedure added.

  4. The Guide to taking part in a Planning Inquiry has been amended in line with the Rosewell Review

  5. Video guide added

  6. 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.

  7. First published.