Planning appeals: procedural guide
The responsibilities of each party and the roles they have in the planning appeal process.
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This guide applies to:
- planning appeals
- householder development appeals
- minor commercial appeals
- listed building appeals
- advertisement appeals
- discontinuance notice appeals
It includes details about:
- responsibilities of the appellant, the local planning authority and other parties
- who decides an appeal?
- what will the Inspector take into account?
- what are the procedures?
- can a proposed scheme be amended?
- where will the decision be published?
Published: 6 April 2015
Updated: 5 August 2016
- 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 telecommunications installations.
- 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.
- First published.