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Appeal: Archery club shooting distances upheld despite planning jurisdiction disagreement

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A condition relating to safety measures at an archery club in Sevenoaks, Kent has been judged to be NPPF compliant, despite the appellant initially arguing that the conditions in question “go beyond the role of planning”.

The crux of the issue lies with conditions which in part seek to enforce a 20 yard ‘overshoot’ safety buffer from the end of the target line to the boarder of a public road.

Inspector Philip Lewis said that while the appellant had argued that the buffers are advisory, it was clear to him that they have to be complied with for insurance requirements unless a dispensation is gra.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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