The following Planning practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak — see: Planning appeals—key points — Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on planning appeals. For further updates on key developments and related practical guidance on the implications for lawyers, see: Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Planning and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit.
Appeals can be made in respect of most types of planning decisions, as well as against an application for planning permission. The appeal procedure and time limits vary depending on the type of appeal. For information on appeals against decisions relating to planning application decisions, see Practice Note: Planning appeals.
In all cases, it may be advisable before making an appeal to contact the relevant local planning authority (LPA) to discuss the grievance, as the situation may be resolved much more quickly and easily than by taking more formal action.
In England, Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) provides advice on appeals against a variety of planning decisions.
In Wales, the Welsh government has published a series of guidance notes on the various procedures for appeals against a variety of planning decisions.
The government in England and Wales have also published specific guidance for each type of appeals, set out in the relevant categories below.
The government has published guidance in England and Wales on the procedure for an enforcement appeal.
PINS has also published procedural guidance on
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