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Appeal: 24 homes approved for Hertfordshire village


The Co-operative Group has been granted outline planning permission to develop 24 homes in Puckeridge, Hertfordshire, against the decision of East Hertfordshire District Council.

Inspector K R Saward chose to overturn the council’s refusal after deciding that the proposal met sustainability and affordable housing requirements.

The council originally vetoed the application as it infringed upon its policies LP GBC2 and GBC3, which seek to “restrict the circumstances in which development within the rural area outside the green belt can be taken”. The site in qu.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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