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Appeal: Inspector quashes enforcement notice on pigeon-keeping facility


An enforcement notice against a facility being used to keep racing pigeons in Carneyhough, Northern Ireland, has been quashed, after an inspector found that concerns abut its visual amenity were not fully founded.

In addition to the alleged unauthorised change of use of on-site buildings, Newry Mourne and Down District Council took issue with the erection of a boundary fence. The appellant explained that the fence had been extended at a neighbour's behest, and that he had gained verbal agreement from the local planning authority (LPA) for this.

Commissioner Pauline Boomer found that as the fence ha.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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