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15/12/2016

Appeal: Replacement dwelling allowed despite building mystery

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A replacement dwelling has been allowed in place of an existing building in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, despite some contention over whether the building was formerly in use as a dwelling.

Commisioner Brigid McGlinchey argued that it appeared substantial internal and external structural works had previously taken place on the building, citing a 2006 report from an enforcement officer which concluded that the physical appearance of the building had been altered to “create by deception a residential unit”. But while these works were deemed unauthorised, the case was clo.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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