Appeals must be made within six months of the date of the decision with the exception of advertisement appeals that must be made within one month of the decision.
Only the person who made the application (or a person acting as their Agent) can submit an appeal. He/she is usually called the APPELLANT.
Appeals are made against decisions of the Local Planning Authority. They are usually called the LPA.
Appeals are considered by the Planning Inspectorate. They are usually called the PI.
In Wales, appeals are made to the Welsh Government. They will consider appeals in either English or Welsh.
Appeals can be made for a number of reasons:
In most cases, an Inspector is appointed who will consider everybody's views and make an independent decision on the matter. He/she is able to:
In doing so, he/she is also able to:
MAKING AN APPEAL
In order to make an appeal you must obtain the necessary forms from the Planning Inspectorate. These can be obtained by writing to
The Planning Inspectorate
Cardiff CF10 3NQ
Phone: 029 2082 3866