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25/07/2017

Appeal: Council must pay costs for ‘vague and generalised’ objection to holiday lodges

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An inspector has approved six holiday lodges in the Stour River Valley, ordering Canterbury City Council to cover the costs of the appeal because its ‘vague and generalised’ reason for refusal amounted to unreasonable behaviour.

The proposal sought permission for six single-storey timber and slate lodges to be used as holiday lettings, as well as reception and store buildings and a parking area. The appeal site is a field within the Stour River Valley, which is a designated Area of High Landscape Value. The appellant estimated the scheme would cover 20 per cent of the site with built development.

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