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Appeal: No material harm from increasing number of HMO residents

An inspector has allowed plans to increase a Cardiff HMO’s number of permitted occupants to eight, ruling that an extra two residents would not cause material harm to the area.

The appeal property is a mid-terrace house in a densely populated residential area of Cardiff close to its university. It is currently licensed as a class C4 house in multiple occupation (HMO), allowing up to six residents. The proposal is for a change of use to sui generis HMO use for up to eight occupiers, accommodated by a ground and first-floor rear extension. The proposal was bloc.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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