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

  1. Brokenshire announces £570 million to deliver London housing near transport links
  2. Inquiries Review
  3. Improving service to customers: The recruitment drive and a better online service
  4. Malthouse boosts funding for community-led affordable housing
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Research and statistics

  1. Valuation Office Agency – Statistics at VOA
  2. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - February 2019
  3. Live tables on planning application statistics
  4. Northern Ireland New Dwelling Statistics Q4 2018
  5. Planning Inspectorate Statistics
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. River basin planning: working together
  2. Technical review of Approved Document B of the building regulations: a call for evidence
  3. Self-powered buildings to transform energy use
  4. Housing Infrastructure Fund
  5. National Planning Policy Framework
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: May 2017
  2. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: January 2019
  3. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: December 2018
  4. Register of Planning Inspectorate Board Member Interests
  5. Planning Inspectorate spending over £250: November 2018
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