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Planning Enforcement Appeal Cornwall Council Case Study Change of Use New Dwelling

This case started for us when we were contacted by our client after their recent retrospective application had been refused by Cornwall Council and a decision notice had been issued to our client refusing the application. The client felt the decision was unjustified and that many parts of the enforcement notice were false with incorrect information being stated by Cornwall Council. The client stated that should they loose this enforcement appeal then they would be homeless. The building was already in place and used previously as a storage shed and had been in need of repair and renovation which our client had completed. Are client was not prepared to simply give in to the enforcement notice especially as they felt that it was incorrect in many parts., and wanted the merits of his case taking to the Planning inspectorate. The enforcement notice was served on 19th July 2021 and our…

Planning Enforcement Appeal Case Study Rear Extension Barking and Dagenham

This video is a case study detailing a recent enforcement planning appeal we undertook for a client in the Barking and Dagenham Council area for an extension that had been built and a previous retrospective applications had been refused. This case started for us when we were contacted by our client because they had received from Barking and Dagenham Enforcement team an enforcement notice stating that there was believed to be a breach in planning control. The enforcement notice stated that the rear extension due to its excessive depth, an overbearing impact on neighbouring properties and as such it was contrary to local policies BP8 and BP11 and the borough wide development policies plan document along with the Residential Extensions and alterations supplementary planning document. The enforcement notice from Barking and Dagenham Council stated that to comply our client should 1) Remove the unauthorised extension in its entirety 2) Remove…

Enforcement Planning Appeal Green Belt East Herts Council Case Study

This case started for us when we were contacted by our client because they had received an enforcement notice issued by East Herts council following a series of applications and appeals that had failed, the client wanted to ensure that there were no more options prior to taking down the building as being advised by their planning agent and in compliance with the enforcement notice. This case had quite a large amount of history. Starting with a previous application for an outbuilding that during that permission the local authority had removed the clients permitted development rights from the entire site, which would have allowed them to build this building without the need for a permission. The site is also located within the Green belt which means additional policies are in place to restrict development. The building was predominately used to store equipment for maintaining the surrounding woods and drying logs.…

Enforcement Planning Appeal Rear Extension Barking Dagenham

This case started for us when we were contacted by our client because they had received from Barking and Dagenham Enforcement team an enforcement notice stating that there was believed to be a breach in planning control. The enforcement notice stated that the rear extension due to its size, design and scale of the development results in an increased sense of overbearingness and harmful to both neighbouring properties and the appearance of the house. Barking and Dagenham Enforcement were also claiming that the development was contry to Policies BP8 and BP11 of the LDF Borough Wide Development plan Policies DPD dated March 2011. The enforcement notice from Barking and Dagenham Council stated that to comply our client should 1) Remove the unauthorised extension in its entirety, or reduce the dimensions to 3m in overall height and 3m in depth. 2) Remove all subsequent waste material from the premises. Barking and…