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Appeal: Non-agricultural use fears are ‘immaterial’ to appeal decision


A proposal for an agricultural building including changes to allow for livestock to be kept has been approved in Tiverton, Devon, despite North Devon District Council’s concerns that the appellant had not put forward a convincing case for the building’s use.

Inspector Gareth Thomas noted that the building in question already exists, but that the proposal also makes provision for changes to allow for a lambing area at the rear of the building.

The council contended that the agricultural case put forward by the appellant is not convincing and that there was no evidence to prove that agricultural activity, including the keeping of livestock, had.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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