Planning and building


  1. Appeal or search for a planning decision or notice

    Search for an appeal against a planning decision or notice from your local planning authority, or start a new appeal

  2. Party walls and building work

    When and how to tell neighbours about building works on party walls, what to do if you've been notified of works, how to come to an agreement

  3. Appeal a planning decision

    Appeal a decision by your local planning authority about an application for planning permission - documents you need to provide, who can appeal, how long it takes

  4. Appeal a householder planning decision

    Appeal a decision on a householder planning application by your local planning authority - deadlines, how to appeal and how long it takes to get a decision

  5. Appeal an enforcement notice

    Appeal against a planning enforcement notice. How to apply, who can apply, claim costs, how long it takes

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Fire safety: Approved Document B
  2. Access to and use of buildings: Approved Document M
  3. Preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls
  4. When is permission required?
  5. Permitted development rights for householders: technical guidance
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News and communications

  1. New high-skills jobs open up as UK construction sector transforms
  2. Recovered appeal: land to the west of Newport Road and west and east of Cranfield Road, Woburn Sands, Bucks (ref: 3169314 - 5 December 2018)
  3. Called-in decision: land at Russell Hill Road, Purley Baptist Church and Banstead Road, Purley (ref: 3174139 - 3 December 2018)
  4. Coal Authority and Environment Agency release new data tool
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Research and statistics

  1. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - November 2018
  2. Planning Inspectorate Statistics
  3. Planning Inspectorate Appeals Data
  4. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - end October 2018
  5. Live tables on Energy Performance of Buildings Certificates
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements
  2. Banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high-rise residential buildings
  3. The Heritage Statement: One Year On
  4. Ban on combustible materials in external wall systems: impact assessment
  5. Land value capture: government response to the select committee inquiry
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: October 2018
  2. Register of Planning Inspectorate Board Member Interests
  3. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: September 2018
  4. The Planning Inspectorate Framework Document
  5. Environment Agency objections to planning on the basis of flood risk
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