The Planning Inspectorate manage appeals related to householder planning applications, including refusals against conditions through their 'Householder Appeal Service'.
A householder planning application relates to extensions to houses, the erection of outbuildings, such as sheds, garages and other domestic buildings as well as fences, walls and other alterations to the external appearance of a house. In addition, the appeal against a planning condition imposed on an approved householder planning permission can be considered.
A householder planning application is not one that seeks a change of use of the property or land or involves a change to the number of dwellings in a building, such as where a house is converted into two or more flats.
The time limit for making a Householder Appeal is 12 weeks from the date of the planning decision notice.
Third parties are not given another opportunity to comment although they will be notified of the appeal.
The council's report (delegated or committee) and decision notice will form the basis of the council's appeal case. No further written statements will be able to be submitted.
The council will provide the Planning Inspectorate with an electronic planning case file. This will include all case file documents, such as forms and plans, responses from neighbours and other interested parties as well as any responses from formal consultees.
Application forms and further information on how to submit an householder appeal are available from the Planning Portal