Planning appeal

If your application is refused and you would like to appeal this decision, please discuss it with your case officer.


It may be possible to submit a modified application if changes to your proposal would make it acceptable. Submitting a modified application is free of charge within 12 months of the refusal. 

You also have a right of appeal which can be made in the following circumstances:

  • Refusal of permission 
  • permission has been granted but with conditions which are not considered acceptable
  • failure to determine the application within the time allowed (normally 8 weeks from validation of application)
  • a Planning Enforcement Notice has been served.

The appeal must be made by the original applicant(s) and must be made within:

  • 12 weeks of the decision date for householder applications
  • 8 weeks of the decision date for advertisement consent
  • 6 months of the decision date for all other applications

You can submit your appeal online or alternatively the appeal forms can be downloaded from the Planning Portal


If you wish to discuss an appeal, please can contact your case officer who dealt with the application.

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