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If we reject your planning application, or grant permission, but with conditions you object to, you can appeal against the decision. If you want to comment on a planning application which is still undecided see our Commenting on planning applications page.
Planning appeals are handled by the Planning Inspectorate. You can access the system online through GOV.UK - appeals.
The online appeal form, local authority questionnaire and comments forms are simple and easy to use - saving time, postage and printing costs.
You can find any case on the system using one or more of the following available search fields:
Most appeals must be made within 6 months of the decision date. This time period is shortened to 12 weeks for householder and minor commercial development appeals and 8 weeks for advertisement appeals.
For full details of the appeal timescales please see GOV.UK - appeals.
The following documents are available from the Planning Portal website and give advice on taking part in an appeal:
The Planning Inspectorate run a Householder appeals service. More information and details of how to apply can be found on the GOV.UK - Householder appeals pages.
The following appeals would not be within the scope of the householder appeal service:
To view a list of the appeals for Preston City Council planning applications please see the appeals register in the documents section.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.