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HMO Planning Appeal Article 4 Area Lawful Development Certificate Liverpool City Council Case Study

This planning application was originally validated by Liverpool City Council on the 1st August and refused on the 3rd December for a Lawful Development Certificate to legalise the Change of Use of a small HMO in an area that an Article 4 direction was subsequently introduced. This planning appeal was classed as a Lawful Development Use appeal and was not restricted by time scales to appeal. Due to the nature of the refusal and without the permission the client would be in breach of planning control and the local authority would move to enforcement action should the client not have appealed. The refusal reasons given by Liverpool City Council were that The Local Planning Authority consider that the proposed Lawful Development Certificate to legalise the Change of Use of a small HMO was not lawful and liable to enforcement action under section 172 of the 1990 Act. The decision notice…