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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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.
Major Planning Applications in Local Planning Authority areas which have been designated due to poor performance.
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 Model Conditions, Conduct and Interests and Transport Orders.
Statistical reports in financial years from 2003-2004, and in quarters from 2010 onwards.
We welcome suggestions and queries on all aspects of our work.