Submit an appeal

A planning appeal is the process where an applicant can challenge a decision including a refusal of permisson; failure to issue a decision in a given time; against conditions attached to a permission; against an enforcement notice.

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There are different time limits to make an appeal depending on the type of appeal and circumstances. You may also appeal against a planning condition, which you consider to be unreasonable.

Further information

Making an appeal on GOV.UK 

If you intend to submit an appeal that you would like examined by inquiry then you must notify Planning Services ( and the Planning Inspectorate ( at least 10 days before submitting the appeal. Further details are available on the GOV.UK website. A form for this is available to download at the bottom of this webpage.


Planning Aid

Planning Aid England supports communities and individuals to engage in the planning system. Planning Aid England believe everyone should have the opportunity to get involved in planning and provide people with the knowledge and tools to do this.