When and how you can appeal a modification or discharge of planning obligation application (S106).
When you can appeal
The local planning authority makes decisions on applications to modify or discharge planning obligations under S106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
Appeals to modify or discharge a planning obligation are S106B Appeals.
You can appeal a decision if
- you disagree with it
- a decision wasn’t made within the specified time limit
How to appeal
Make your appeal to the Planning Inspectorate
The S106B process follows the principle of the appeals regulations 2017.
You can post or email your appeal form and documents to the Planning Inspectorate.
The Planning Inspectorate
Comment on an appeal
Anyone can comment on a S106B appeal.
The local planning authority must tell anyone who has commented on the original application (interested parties) that there’s an appeal and the deadline for making comments.
After you appeal
The Planning Inspectorate will check your appeal to make sure it’s valid. They’ll tell you what happens next and how long your appeal may take.
The Planning Inspectorate will then consider your appeal. You’ll normally get a decision within 14 weeks of the Planning Inspectorate starting your appeal.
If anyone behaves unreasonably
You can apply for an award of costs if anyone involved in your appeal has cost you money by behaving unreasonably, for example missing deadlines. You can have costs awarded against you too.
You can complain about how the Planning Inspectorate handled your appeal. There’s no time limit for complaints.