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Appeal a decision

There are two types of appeal. There are those that cover decisions on:

The government has published guidance on planning appeals.

Appeal a full planning application

You can appeal a decision made on an application:

  • if you disagree with it
  • the decision was not made within eight weeks (13 weeks for a major development).
Only the person who made the application has the right to appeal. There is no fee to appeal. If you disagree with a decision, you must appeal within six months of the date on the decision notice. If a decision was not made within eight weeks, you can appeal up to six months after the decision was due. The deadline is earlier if you’ve received an enforcement notice. You must appeal within 28 days of the notice. It is likely there will be a fee.

Appeal a householder planning application

Householder applications cover smaller projects like an extension, conservatory or loft conversion. You can appeal a decision made on an application if you disagree with it. Only the person who made the application has the right to appeal. There is no fee to appeal. If you disagree with a decision, you must appeal within 12 weeks of the date on the decision notice. The deadline is earlier if you’ve received an enforcement notice. You must appeal within 28 days of the notice. It is likely there will be a fee.

How to appeal

All appeals must be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on the appeals casework portal.

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Contact information

Planning and Infrastructure

Appeals Section
Seaclose Offices
Fairlee Road
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 2QS

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm