Other


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Braintree District Council (17 007 728)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 11-Sep-2017

    Summary: Ms X complained about the Council's refusal of her application for permitted development approval for an agricultural building. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. It is reasonable for Ms X to appeal against the Council's decision to the Planning Inspectorate.

  • Arun District Council (17 008 199)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 08-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mrs X complains about the need to seek Council permission to lop a tree on her land (as it is in a conservation area). The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is no evidence of fault by the Council and the remaining injustice is insufficient to warrant investigation.

  • Swale Borough Council (15 019 038)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 04-Sep-2017

    Summary: The complainant says that the Council has incorrectly charged residents to amend a section 106 agreement that is invalid. The complainant had an alternative remedy.

  • Slough Borough Council (17 007 426)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 04-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms X's complaint about the Council's decision to grant planning permission to her neighbour. The complaint is late and there are no good reasons to exercise the Ombudsman's discretion to investigate it.

  • Wakefield City Council (17 007 494)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 01-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's decision not to take enforcement action against those placing advertising on the side of a road without planning permission. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is insufficient injustice to warrant investigation and there is no evidence of fault by the Council.

  • Bedford Borough Council (17 005 912)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 01-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because the issues have been, or could have been, considered by the courts.

  • Thanet District Council (17 001 354)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 01-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains that the Council's computer system wrongly attributed his objections to the local plan as comments of support. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is insufficient injustice to warrant investigation.

  • Corby Borough Council (17 000 902)

    Statement Not upheld Other 25-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr A complains the Council failed to consult with him or notify him when it changed the design of his road to remove the Table Top Speed Restriction, the presence of which had been a relevant factor when he decided to purchase his property. There is no evidence of fault by the Council and we will not pursue the complaint any further.

  • Northumberland Council (16 008 584)

    Statement Not upheld Other 24-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Council was not at fault for issuing a Certificate of Lawful Existing Use and Development to a caravan park. Nor was it at fault for deciding not to revoke that Certificate when local residents provided evidence potentially contrary to that provided by the caravan park owner.

  • London Borough of Barnet (17 005 337)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 17-Aug-2017

    Summary: Mr X says the Council was at fault because it wrongly approved a certificate of lawfulness for an extension to a property near to where he lives. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is insufficient personal injustice to warrant an investigation into this matter.

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