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Appeal: Scottish self-build plots would pre-empt local plan


Fourteen self-build plots for residential dwellings have been refused in Orbiston, Bellshill, after a reporter concluded that the scheme would harm the green belt and be premature to an emerging local plan.

Reporter Mike Croft noted that the 1.96 hectare scheme is recognised to be part of a larger residential scheme (15.2-ha), for which the planning application is still under consideration by North Lanarkshire Council.

The council considered that the appeal project is premature and that its approval would prejudice the emerging local plan by undermining the plan-making process. It also argue.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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