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Appeal: Inspector refuses Somerset village homes for failing ‘tilted balance’


Planning permission has been refused for seven homes at the edge of a Somerset village after an inspector ruled the 'tilted balance' showed the scheme’s harm significantly outweighed its benefits.

LOCATIONChilcompton, SomersetAUTHORITYMendip District CouncilINSPECTORJonathan ManningPROCEDUREWritten representationsDECISIONDismissedREFERENCEAPP/Q3305/W/20/3251126Flower and Hayes Developments had appealed against the refusal by Mendip District Council.The appeal site, adjacent to the boundary of Chilcompton, consists of a grass verge and part of an agricultural field, a clear transition........
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