Planning Appeal Information
If the applicant is aggrieved by the decision of the District Planning Authority to refuse an application, or to grant permission or approval subject to conditions, in accordance with Section 78 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 he or she may appeal within six months of the decision to the Planning Inspectorate, except for Householder applications received after 6th April 2009 which have an appeal deadline of 12 weeks.
The Planning Inspectorate is part of the Department for Communities and Local Government and is totally independent from the Council and the applicant. Appeals must be made on a form obtained from:
The Planning Inspectorate
Temple Quay House, 2 The Square
Temple Quay, Bristol
Helpline: 0117 372 6372
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When the Council receive confirmation of an appeal the District Planning Authority will notify all those in writing that made representations to original application. Details of how to make further representations will be contained within this letter, although no further representations can be made on Householder appeals subject to the written procedure.
It is possible to establish whether an application has been subject to appeal by inputting the Council's planning application number into 'Application Search' on the Council's on-line planning application
which is updated daily.
Appeal files including grounds of appeal and corresponding appeal statements are available for the public to view at the Council offices in Capswood during standard opening hours. Certain documents, including appeal decisions once available, can also be viewed on the 'Associated Documents' tab accessed by inputting the Council's planning application number into 'Application Search' (not Appeal Search) on the Council's on-line planning application
Appeal decisions made since 1st January 2007 can be see at Decisions Notices page which is updated daily.
If you require any further information please contact Planning Administrations on:
Tel: 01895 837314 or 01895 837283.