User guide: How to search for types of decision on COMPASS Online

COMPASS Online is a searchable planning appeals database of over 170,000 decisions, providing a quick, convenient and efficient method of searching and downloading these decisions.

To search for a particluar decision type (eg Call-in, Inquiry, hearing or written representation) go to COMPASS Online and select Start.

Against the field Decision Type in the Advance Word Search click on the browse button […]

In the Browse window click on the select button next to the type of decision you would like to search on

Close the Browse window and you will notice that the type of decision you wish to search on will be populated in the area to the right of the Decision Type field. Now simply hit the search button to search for all appeals on the particular type of decision you selected (or add more fields to refine the search).

A list of appeal summaries that match your search criteria will now be displayed.

If you have any questions about how to search for decision types on COMPASS Online contact customer services on or call 01452 835820

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