Planning enforcement can be particularly complicated, stressful and costly. In many
cases, there will be more than one way of resolving your case and the local planning
authority’s preferred remedy may not be the most cost-
One option is to appeal to the Planning Inspectorate against the enforcement notice. This can be more complex than appealing a refusal of planning permission, as there are more grounds on which you can make your appeal. You must act quickly if you receive an enforcement notice as you can only appeal against it before it comes into effect.
Other common options for resolving enforcement cases include:
Why should I employ HPD?
If you have little chance of securing retrospective planning permission or successfully
appealing an enforcement notice, HPD will be up-