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14/12/2016

Appeal: Lack of evidence sees kennels' lawful use refused

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A reporter has denied an application for a certificate of lawful use for the use of an outbuilding in Mossend, Gorebridge, as boarding kennels, after judging there to be insufficient evidence regarding the historic use of the building.

The appellant had submitted the application on the basis that the use as boarding kennels existed at the appeal site for at least ten years, and is therefore now immune from enforcement action.

But reporter David Russell took issue with the technicalities of the previous licenses held in relation the premises, judging that it was not clear if the terms of the successive licenses allowed f.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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