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Appeal: Council planning policy ‘overly restrictive’


Permission has been granted for the development of 48 dwellings in Hulland Ward, Derbyshire, after an inspector ruled that council policy on protection of the character and appearance of the area was at odds with the National Planning Policy Framework.

Inspector Y Wright deemed that Policy NBE8 of the Derbyshire Dales Local Plan 2005 “significantly restricts development”, and as such is at odds with the Framework’s “more balanced approach on determining planning applications”.

Wright noted that the council’s Landscape Sensitivity Study 2015 described the majority of land around Hulland Ward as of high landscape sensitivity o.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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