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Search for or comment on an appeal

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Find an appeal which has been accepted as valid or make comments on an appeal.

Appeal Search

The quickest way to search is to enter the final part of the appeal reference, e.g.:


Appeal Search  (external link)

The search facility allows you to search using other criteria (such as site address).

Once you have located the appeal, you can view selected details about the case and view any documents published to the case, including the decision once made. Where they aren’t available, you should be able to view them at the offices of the relevant local authority dealing with the appeal, and sometimes, the local authority may also have published them on their website.

For decisions that are older than 5 years, please contact the relevant local authority.

Comment on an appeal

To comment on an appeal it must:

  • be valid,
  • have started,
  • permit representations at appeal stage,
  • the deadline for the submission of representations must not have passed.

Comments submitted after the deadline may be considered invalid and returned to the sender.

The deadlines (representation due dates) are published on each case summary page.

You can send us individual documents using these facilities, but each one must be no bigger than 15MB.

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Problems submitting or obtaining a copy of your comments

If there are any problems submitting comments, please do not re-submit them, you should contact the general enquiry line on 0303 444 5940 or e-mail

If the deadline is due to expire, please contact the relevant Case Officer to send us your comments. You can find the relevant Case Officer’s email address on the case summary page.

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