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20/10/2016

Appeal: Affordable housing condition removed from Norwich scheme

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A condition preventing commencement on a four-home scheme until an affordable housing provision had been agreed has been quashed by an inspector because of the Court of Appeal ruling on small site exemptions.

Inspector Daniel Hartley said that in light of the Court of Appeal finding in favour of the communities secretary’s written ministerial statement of 28 November 2014, it was not correct to require a 30 per cent affordable housing contribution from the appeal scheme. While noting that this appeal relates to a planning condition rather than a planning obligation as referred to in the Planni.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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