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Appeal: Self-build houses blocked in area with 17-year housing supply

Loddon / Ashley Dace

An inspector has refused outline permission for four self-build homes in Norfolk, ruling that harm to the countryside and the area's exceptionally strong housing supply of 16.94 years outweighed the benefits of a custom-build scheme.

The appeal site is a narrow strip of land outside but adjacent to the development boundary of Loddon, south Norfolk. Permission for four self-build houses with all matters reserved except access was originally rejected by South Norfolk District Council in accordance with the local development plan, which states that countryside development should not be allowed except in exceptional circumstanc.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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