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09/01/2017

Appeal: Residential development not justified on farmland

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A reporter has refused permission for the residential development of former agricultural land in Stapleton Grange, Annan, after ruling that the proposal would be inconsistent with the origins of the site.

The appeal site lies outside an identified group of cottages and a farmhouse to the east. Reporter Rob Huntley noted that the Scottish Planning Guidance makes clear that development proposals associated with small building groups will not in all cases be acceptable. After assessing this case, Huntley judged that the development would be prominent and unduly intrusive in the local landscape, and.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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