User guide: How to search for types of appeal on COMPASS Online. Subscribers only

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 type of appeal (eg refusal of planning permission, listed building consent, enforcement notice, conditions, LDC, conservation area consent) go to COMPASS Online and select Start...

Against the field Appeal in the Advance Word Search click on the table of contents button...

The table of contents window will pop up, choose the type of appeal you are interested in...

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

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

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

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