Planning appeals dealt with by written representations: taking part

How to take part in a planning or listed building consent appeal proceeding by written representations.



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 19 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. The guides have been updated to include reference to combined events. Bringing them into line with the recent changes to the corresponding enforcement guides.

  2. Booklet updated with links to the Planning Inspectorate new Privacy Policy

  3. The Taking part guides have been updated following the new complaints procedure going online.

  4. The guidance has been updated to reflect current wording, email address change and working practices.

  5. 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.

  6. First published.