The Planning Inspectorate is an executive agency, sponsored by the Welsh Government.

Our job is to make decisions and provide recommendations and advice on a range of land use planning-related issues across Wales. We do this in a fair, open and timely way, based on policies formulated by Welsh Government.

Our services

Other services

We also deal with other planning related work including:

  • listed building consent appeals
  • advertisement appeals
  • reporting on planning decisions called in by the Welsh Government and the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government.

We also handle other specialist work including:

  • compulsory purchase orders
  • rights of way orders
  • consents for works on common land
  • tree preservation and high hedge appeals
  • measures relating to environmental protection