Richmondshire District Council

If a planning decision doesn't go your way, you have a right to appeal to the independent Planning Inspectorate.

Only the applicant can submit an appeal to the inspectorate.

An appeal can be lodged:

  • Against refusal of an application
  • Against a condition or conditions imposed on an approval
  • When no decision has been made on an application within the statutory time limit (normally eight or 13 weeks)

Appeal time limits

An appeal can only be submitted within six months (or 12 weeks for householder or minor commercial development) of the decision date.


Submit an appeal

To lodge an appeal, or for more information, visit the Planning Inspectorate website.

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