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. Permitted development rights for householders: technical guidance
  3. Preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls
  4. When is permission required?
  5. Tree Preservation Orders and trees in conservation areas
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News and communications

  1. Protect birds when building, says James Brokenshire
  2. Generating Stations: TEES Combined Cycle Power Plant given development consent
  3. New strategic licensing for developers in Cheshire to better protect great crested newts
  4. Appeal Decisions during the election period
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Research and statistics

  1. Coal mining data: past shallow coal mine workings
  2. Coal mining data: mine entries
  3. Coal mining data: known areas of activity
  4. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - March 2019
  5. Modern Methods of Construction working group: developing a definition framework
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Biodiversity net gain: updating planning requirements
  2. River basin planning: working together
  3. Housing Infrastructure Fund
  4. Thames Estuary 2050 Growth: government response to Commission
  5. Nationally significant transport infrastructure projects
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

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