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Appeals round-up: 157 homes allowed at site that can be 'made sustainable'; Boundary-straddling hotel extension escapes enforcement

Words: Matt Moody
Planning appeals

A round-up of planning appeals: 12 December-18 December, 2020

157 homes allowed at site that can be 'made sustainable'

An inspector has granted outline permission for 157 homes near Aylesbury despite conflict with an emerging neighbourhood plan, ruling that the scheme's accompanying Section 106 agreement would help to make the site sustainable.


Boundary-straddling hotel extension escapes enforcement

An inspector has quashed enforcement action against a hotel extension scheme that crossed into another council's jurisdiction, ruling that upholding the notice would cause unacceptable uncertainty.


Cocktail bar's plans for amplification dashed

A Hucknall cocktail bar's plans for amplified music have been turned down by an inspector, who ruled that more information was needed to recommended a enforceable condition that would manage noise levels.


Displaced shooting club's relocation plans denied

An historic shooting club in Maidenhead that was forced to vacate its home of 50 years to make way for a new school has had its relocation plans refused by an inspector, who cited harm to green belt openness.


Exception made for award-winning dog keepers

An inspector has granted personal permission for a Holbeach couple to keep up to ten dogs at their home contrary to case law, citing the appellant's wife's success at Crufts and other dog shows.


Family at fishery restaurant would cause green belt harm

Plans to open up the use of a fishery's private restaurant to anglers' family members would be unenforceable and would render the business inappropriate in the green belt, an inspector has ruled.


Co-housing scheme would harm Polish war camp

A not-for-profit co-housing project at a postwar military camp in Staffordshire that would have involved the conversion of some of the site's historic buildings has been rejected by an inspector.