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. Recovered appeal: land at Town Road, Cliffe Woods, Kent (ref: 3175461 - 08 November 2018)
  2. Combustible building materials: letter of response to Steve Reed MP and others - 7 November 2018
  3. James Brokenshire: building better and beautiful will deliver more homes
  4. Budget to support new housing, high streets and local services
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Research and statistics

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

  1. Compulsory community pre-application consultation for shale gas development
  2. Supporting housing delivery through developer contributions
  3. Geographical targeting across 5 housing programme funds
  4. Homes England strategic plan 2018 to 2023
  5. Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford Arc Study: government response
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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