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This guide applies to:
householder development appeals
minor commercial appeals
listed building appeals
discontinuance notice appeals
It includes details about:
responsibilities of the appellant, the local planning authority and other parties
Advice on filming and recording at hearings and inquiries at para’s 3.5.3 and 3.5.4 has been updated
Paragraph 2.4.3 has been re-worded for the sake of clarification.
Paragraphs C.9.7 and D.8.6 removed, to reflect a review of site visit procedures where the Inspector could previously view from a neighbouring property where this had not previously been arranged
The changes are:
• Section C.5 grounds of appeal – additional wording added to give the deadline for the submission of a planning obligation or unilateral undertaking for HAS appeals;
• Technical details consent section 2.4 added;
• Removal of the reference to 7 working days from section 2.7.4
• Changing references from DCLG to MHCLG
The guide has been updated to reflect legislative changes - see page 1 of the guide for further information.
This document contains revised guidance on: Additional information which may be required by the Inspectorate, to be submitted with the appellant’s full statement of case, and the Local Planning Authority’s full statement of case (where it has not been provided with the appeal questionnaire) for appeals concerned with:
use of land for the stationing of caravans for occupation by Gypsies or Travellers;
removal of an agricultural occupancy condition attached to an earlier permission;
the erection of a dwelling for an agricultural or, where applicable, other type of rural worker; and
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.