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  3. Countryside, Access and Environmental Casework

Countryside, Access and Environmental Casework

In addition to planning and enforcement appeals, the Planning Inspectorate also handles a wide range of specialist casework. This includes rights of way orders, appeals and requests for direction under Schedule 14; consents for works on common land; exchanges of land involving commons or town/village greens; certain transport and roads orders; appeals and objections in respect of countryside and coastal access; tree preservation appeals; high hedge appeals, and measures relating to environmental protection.

Rights of Way

View our detailed guidance and online case information for Rights of Way.

Common Land

View our detailed guidance and online case information for Common Land.

Access - Restriction and Notice Appeals

View our detailed guidance on Access Appeals.

Section 131(4A) and Section 132(3)

Public inquiry into Thames Water Utilities LTD application into proposed Certificates in respect of Compulsory Acquisition of Open Space and Rights over Open Space pursuant to Section 131(4A) and Section 132(3).

Hedgerows – Retention and Replacement Notices

View our detailed guidance on Hedgerow Appeals.

Environmental Appeals

  • Environmental Permitting (EP) Regulations 2012
  • Water Abstraction/Impoundment
  • Environmental Liability
  • Hazardous Substances Consent Appeals

Coastal Access

View our detailed guidance on Coastal Access.

Targets for non-planning consents and appeals

View the Planning Inspectorate's internal casework targets.