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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.

Appeal Service Availability

We may sometimes need to take the system out of service for a while.  We will try to do this outside usual office hours, and we will give as much notice as we can.

There are currently no scheduled periods of non-availability.

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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 Services Team on 0117 372 6372 or e-mail us at to obtain a set of paper appeal forms.

Appeal Guidance

View all the general and specific guidance on the appeal process including our good practice advice (GPA) notes

If you are looking for guidance on a specific type of appeal you may find it easier to use the boxes below


News including Online Appeal Service news.

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

View information about other types of  casework handled by the Planning Inspectorate


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