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Appeal: Inspector overrules local development plan to allow 100 homes

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An outline scheme for 100 homes near Chichester has been granted permission after an inspector overruled the council because it had not achieved its ‘fundamental task’ of maintaining a five-year supply of housing sites.

The appeal relates to a parcel of land beyond the settlement boundary of Chichester. The site was not allocated for housing by Chichester District Council in its emerging development plan because there were enough brownfield sites available within the settlement boundary, and the proposal was therefore contrary to local spatial policy. Noting that the development plan is “at a relatively .....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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