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PRIOR Approval Planning Appeal London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Case Study

This planning application was originally validated by London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council on the 17th June and refused on the 20th July for a PRIOR Approval application for a Single Storey rear Extension. This type of appeal is a householder appeal and as such has 12 weeks for the appeal to be submitted from the decision notice date. We always recommend leaving at least a whole clear month from instruction to appeal deadline in-case additional investigations are needed, but the more time available the better, we are often unable to accept any appeals that have less than 2 weeks left to appeal, as this would provide insufficient time to produce the appeal to the standard we work to. The refusal reasons given by London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council were that The Local Planning Authority considered that; The proposed extension, by virtue of its excessive depth and…

East Suffolk Council Rear Side Front Extension and Detached Garage Planning Appeal Case Study

This planning application was originally validated by East Suffolk Council on the 28th January and refused on the 26th March for a Rear, Side and Front Extension and Erection of a Detached Garage and Store. This type of appeal is a householder appeal and as such has 12 weeks for the appeal to be submitted from the decision notice date. We always recommend leaving at least a whole clear month from instruction to appeal deadline in-case additional investigations are needed, but the more time available the better, we are often unable to accept any appeals that have less than 2 weeks left to appeal, as this would provide insufficient time to produce the appeal to the standard we work to. The refusal reasons given by East Suffolk Council were that The Local Planning Authority considered that; The proposed development, due to its height, scale, massing and proximity to the eastern…

Side Extension Planning Appeal Hounslow London

The refusal reasons given by the London Borough of Hounslow were fairly subjective and based around the fact they felt the development would be incongruous, overly prominent, dominant, and as a result would harm the appearance and street scene in that area. The London Borough of Hounslow council planning department also said the development would be unacceptable in terms of its design quality and contrary to Local Policies CC1, CC2 and SC7 as well as local design guidance SPD 2017. These refusal reasons do look harsh if you are not used to reading local authority decision notices, but honestly they are absolutely normal and in this case nothing unusual. We at HEAL Planning have a lot of experience dealing with refusals in the Hounslow and other London borough areas as these types of applications often gain refusals. For this appeal we produced a 21 page detailed appeal statement, working our…

Mansard Roof Extension Planning Appeal Hackney London

Planning Appeal Case Study in the London Borough of Hackney for a Mansard Roof Extension. This case started for us when we were contacted by our client after their most recent application had been refused by the London Borough of Hackney and a decision notice had been sent to our client refusing the application. Our client had been frustrated by the planning system and the lack of information and feedback they had received throughout their previous applications. This was magnified by the fact that other similar developments had been approved in the region for what they were wishing to achieve. It has been noticeable in certain regions that roof extensions seem to be refused straight off no matter what the circumstances are and they are only being granted through appeal. The refusal was issued on the 30th April 2021 and as a House holder Application the appeal had 12 weeks…

New Dwelling All Matters Reserved Planning Appeal AONB Somerset West and Taunton

Planning Appeal Case Study for a New Dwelling All Matters Reserved AONB Somerset West and Taunton Planning Application we were contacted by our client after their recent application had been refused by Somerset West and Taunton Council and a decision notice had been issued to our client refusing the application. The refusal was issued on the 21st October 2020 and as a Full Application, the appeal had 6 months from the decision notice to be submitted to the Planning Inspectorate. Our client informed us that they felt the decision was unfair and felt the refusal was fuelled by members of the local parish council who had voiced strong objections. The client did not waist any time and instructed us to appeal on 30th October 2020 and as such we had plenty of time to produce a comprehensive and robust appeal. The refusal reasons were focused on the fact the dwelling…

Planning Appeal Change of Use Garage to Annex in the London Borough of Brent Case Study

This appeal is for a full planning application against the London Borough of Brent. The application was for an application to convert a detached double garage into ancillary residential accommodation and was refused by the London Borough of Brent for the following reasons; The outbuilding for residential accommodation is country to Brents development plan policy BMP18 of Brents Development Management Policies 2016 and could not be secured as ancillary accommodation due to the positioning of the outbuilding and the provision of a separate gated entrance making it capable of being independently accessed from the highway. The outbuilding is considered to provide an unacceptably poor standard of residential accommodation, due to the lack of satisfactory outlook, privacy and amenity space for residents, contry to policies DMP1 and DMP19 of Brent’s Development Management Policies 2016. The application does not make adequate provision for parking to serve the proposed residential unit and the…

Removal of a Condition Planning Appeal to Create a New Dwelling in East Suffolk Council Area

in this video we take a look at a Removal of Condition Planning Application Appeal for a dwelling in the open countryside, with a local neighbourhood plan present and that is a European protected zone located in East Suffolk Council’s area. This appeal is for a Removal of Condition Planning Application against East Suffolk Council. The application was for a Removal of Condition Planning Application Appeal for a dwelling in the open countryside, with a local neighbourhood plan present and that it is a European protected zone and was refused by East Suffolk Council for the following reasons; Outside of the defined settlement boundary contained in a local Neighbourhood Plan. The proposal would create an unrestricted residential unit of accommodation in the countryside. Not a sustainable location Within a European protected area The Policies used to refuse were Local policies SP19, DM3, MEL1, DM27. National policies Section 15 of the…

Householder Front Rear Side and Loft with Dormer Planning Appeal Welwyn Hatfield Council Case Study

This video is a case study detailing a recent planning appeal in for a part two story and part single story side and rear extension, 2 story front extension and construction of a rear dorms and loft conversion in the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Planning Area. This case started for us when we were contacted by our client after their recent part two story and part single story side and rear extension, 2 story front extension and construction of a rear dormer and loft conversion was refused. Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council issued the refusal on 24th August 2020 for the following reasons; Rear dorma’s width and scale not being subservient to the roof of the dwelling and would distract from the areas character. Providing a poor standard of design. Policies D1 and D2 of Welwyn Hatfield District Plan 2005, Supplementary Design Guidance 2005 and the National Planning Policy Framework. Full…

Don’t withdraw your planning application

Don’t withdraw your planning application until you have watched this video: (Filmed October 2020) Often planning applicants are pressured into withdrawing a planning application, as they are told they will receive a refusal. This video explains why you probably don’t want to withdraw but instead stick it out until you have a decision, even if it is a refusal. Thousands of applicants are missing opportunities to gain permission by withdrawing an application.