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04/10/2016

Appeal: Fife homes refused due to impact on designated landscape

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Permission has been refused for a 1.096-hectare site with the potential to deliver eight to 12 homes in the village of Aberdour, Fife, after a reporter concluded that the negative impact of the development on a designated landscape outweighed the potential benefit of it helping to meet housing need.

Reporter John Martin noted that while Fife Council did not determine the application within the prescribed period, the council believed the scheme should be refused as it would have a detrimental visual impact on the area, would be premature to the examination of the proposed FIFEplan Local Development Plan and would not make a significant contribution to the shortfall in five year housing land.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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