The work of the Planning Inspectorate includes national infrastructure planning under the Planning Act 2008 process as amended by the Localism Act 2011; processing planning and enforcement appeals; holding examinations into local plans and community infrastructure levy charging schedules. The Inspectorate also deals with a wide variety of other planning related casework including listed building consent appeals, advertisement appeals, and reporting on planning applications called in for decision by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), or, in Wales, The Welsh Government.
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The Inspectorate’s Media Centre provides:
The online appeals service and guidance relating to:
Find out more here about the national infrastructure Planning Act 2008 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011) planning process, as it applies in England and Wales.
Also view details of anticipated and live project applications for development consent.
View general contact details for the Planning Inspectorate
For corporate information on the Planning Inspectorate go to DCLG's site. The information includes:
Advice for Inspectors on Planning Topics such as Housing & Design as well as other casework types.
Examination of the partial review of the South East Regional Strategy on Provisions for Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Show people and Examination of the partial review of the North West Regional Strategy on Gypsies and Travellers and Travelling Show People, and Regional Parking Standards.
Statistical reports in financial years from 2003-2004, and in quarters from 2010-2013.
We welcome suggestions and queries on all aspects of our work.