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Appeal: Council must pay costs for refusing suburban recording studio

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An inspector has ordered a full award of costs against Nottingham City Council after it failed to demonstrate why it had blocked plans to use the ground floor of a detached house as a recording studio against the advice of its environmental officer.

The appeal related to a single detached house within the residential suburb of Wollaton, west Nottingham. The appellant sought permission to convert the ground floor of the house into a recording studio, retaining the upper floor for residential use.

Noting the “various non-residential commercial uses nearby, interspersed with residential properties”, inspector Rachael A Bust .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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