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Appeals and other casework

Appeals for England and Wales are dealt with by the Planning Inspectorate.  The online appeals service and all guidance relating to appeals is available in this section.

New procedural guide published - 07 July 2014

Please see the latest updates for appeal parties

Appeal Service Availability

A period of non-availability is scheduled for Saturday 19 July from 08:00 to 17:00.

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Appeal Service

Appeal Service

Use the online appeal service to:

If you cannot access our online service, you will need to submit your appeal by post. Contact our Customer Support Team on 0303 444 5000 or e-mail us at to obtain a set of paper appeal forms.

Appeal Guidance

View all appeal guidance including:-

  • Appeal process guidance
  • Costs guidance
  • Latest handling times
If you are looking for guidance on a specific type of appeal you may find it easier to use the boxes below

Latest updates for appeal parties

New procedural guide published - 07 July 2014

Householder Appeals

View our detailed guidance on Householder Appeals.

Planning Appeals

View our detailed guidance on Planning Appeals.

Enforcement Appeals

View our detailed guidance on Enforcement Appeals.

Advert Appeals

View our detailed guidance on Advert Appeals.

Other Appeals & Casework

  • Listed Building & Conservation Areas
  • Lawful Development Certificates
  • Called in Planning Applications
  • Tree Preservation
  • Sites of Special Scientific Interest
  • Commercial Development Appeals


View information about Bespoke casework, a list of forthcoming inquiries and guidance on the conduct of inquiries

Submitting Appeals & Supporting Documents by Post

View details on submitting appeals & documents via the postal system

Customer Services

View general contact details for the Planning Inspectorate